RN President Jordan Bardella said on Friday that “Emmanuel Macron has entrusted France to the liquidators.” However, he does not question the immunity of the head of state after announcing the discovery of judicial information about the role of consulting firms during his 2017 and 2022 campaigns.
“Emmanuel Macron handed over France to liquidators, predators from above and predators from below,” said the leader of the Franceinfo party. He added that the consulting firms in question “do not work in the interests of the French nation and the French people.”
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The MEP recalled that, according to a Senate report published in March 2022, private firms like McKinsey “benefited from large government contracts,” while “we know that McKinsey, at any rate, McKinsey executives, volunteered to help Emmanuel Macron during his presidential campaign. .
“De Gaulle would not have left the French health crisis in the hands of private firms”
For him, “this case is part of a somewhat more global phenomenon.” “We know very well that there are connections between Emmanuel Macron and these American private firms,” he said, citing the Alstom General Electrics sale or Uber files, and Emmanuel Macron’s role in creating Uber in France when he was economy minister. .
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“I don’t believe General de Gaulle’s France would have left the French health crisis in the hands of private firms,” Jordan Bardella continued to lament. However, he considered that “there is no reason to question presidential immunity”, meaning that the president cannot testify or be prosecuted during his term of office.
The National Financial Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that it opened two judicial investigations in late October. One is directed, in particular, to the chapter “reducing the elements of accounting in the pre-election bill”, the other concerns the possible “favoritism and concealment of favoritism”.