The results of the second round of the legislative elections will not have failed to upset the Élisabeth Borne government. This Sunday, June 12, Emmanuel Macron is far from having won his last political battle. His side, Together ! acquired only 245 seats in the National Assembly. For its part, the NUPES (New Popular Ecological and Solidarity Union) hit the mark with 131 seats. As for the National Rally, Marine Le Pen’s party achieved a historic breakthrough with 89 seats won. Finally, Les Républicains now have 61 seats.
Among the candidates running for the legislative elections, many ministers have unfortunately been ousted. This is particularly the case of Amélie de Montchalin, Minister for Ecological Transition and Territorial Cohesion. But also the Secretary of State for the Sea, Justine Benin and Brigitte Bourguignon, Minister of Health.
A resignation refused
For her part, if Élisabeth Borne, candidate in the 6th constituency of Calvados, in Normandy, won against Noé Gauchard (NUPES), the Prime Minister still made the decision to present her resignation to Emmanuel Macron this Tuesday, June 21 2022.
A resignation that the President of the Republic refused ” so that the government can stay on task and act in these days “explained the Elysée. According to information shared by our colleagues from BFM TV, Emmanuel Macron will lead “ the necessary political consultations […] in order to identify possible constructive solutions at the service of the French “. This Tuesday and Wednesday should then be held a series of meetings with the various party leaders. Elisabeth Borne, meanwhile, must bring together the entire government at Matignon, reports Here.