Valérie Pécresse will be able to vote for herself at the LR congress, unlike Xavier Bertrand

Unlike Xavier Bertrand, Valérie Pécresse will be able to vote for herself at the LR congress (Valerie Pecresse during the second round of regional and departmental on June 27, 2021 in Velizy-Villacoublay by REUTERS / Sarah Meyssonnier)

POLITICS – Valérie Pécresse, candidate for the nomination of the Republicans for the presidential election, declared this Thursday, October 14 that she was going to join again the party that she had left in 2019, in an interview with the weekly Point.

“I will join the Republicans again. This is the logical consequence of the fact that I accepted from the start to play as a team. It is a question of coherence ”, indicates Valérie Pécresse who“ informed the boss of the Republicans Christian Jacob during the day ”, according to Point.

“Our goal is together to beat Emmanuel Macron”

“Today, I ask all the members of Libres, who like me share the values ​​of the right, to join LR to build together the party of reconquest and alternation. And I apply this line to myself. Our goal is to beat Emmanuel Macron together, ”she added.

Valérie Pécresse distanced herself from LR in 2017 by creating the Free movement!

His rival Xavier Bertrand, who announced Monday his participation in the LR congress to nominate the right-wing presidential candidate, announced Tuesday that he would not take back his party membership card.

The activists will nominate the LR candidate on December 4 from among Xavier Bertrand, Valérie Pécresse, Michel Barnier, Philippe Juvin or Eric Ciotti.

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