Of the 577 constituencies, “ 488 were examined (with nominations in the key). Forty-nine of them were booked. In twenty others, we present person because the incumbent is UDI “, told AFP Christian Estrosi, President of the CNI. The case of MP LL French abroad, Frédéric Lefebvre, was postponed, did we said.
In accordance with what was announced by the party, almost all LR incumbents were reinvested. Among them is Patrick Balkany, deputy mayor of Levallois-Perret (Hauts-de-Seine), indicted for tax evasion, tax fraud laundering, bribes and false declaration of assets. Patrick Balkany is close to President of RS, Nicolas Sarkozy.
Bruno Le Maire, the primary candidate of the right, immediately denounced this investiture granted to Patrick Balkany, seeing a picture of it the “ old policy .”
“ I reject the nomination of Patrick Balkany. Always the same old politics! ” tweeted the deputy of Eure, which is hard to embody the “ renewal “right.
The review of the case of a different outgoing, Frédéric Lefebvre, MP for French nationals abroad (North America) and also candidate for the primary right, has however been postponed to the next week, do we learned from Christian Estrosi.
Christian Jacob, president of the RS Parliament, Frédéric Lefebvre asked to meet him. Very critical line of his party, he had approved the Macron law and refused to vote for the censure motion from the opposition.
Frédéric Lefebvre recently asked Nicolas Sarkozy, not yet officially a candidate, to resign as president, accusing him of using the means of the party to campaign for the primary.