MP Sebastien Chenu (RN) called Friday “completely scandalous” as unions do not accept his party’s elected representatives in demonstrations against pension reform, ensuring that he “does not forbid himself” from participating in the next mobilization on Tuesday.
“I do not forbid myself to be somewhere on the street. I’m not waiting for permission from the CGT or anyone else,” the LCI MP said when asked about his possible participation on Tuesday in anti-pension reform demonstrations the following day. Mr. Chenu called “absolutely outrageous” remarks by trade union leaders, in particular CGT general secretary Philippe Martinez, who assured that the elected members of the National Rally were “not welcome in our demonstrations.” they were advised “strongly not to come”.
“Can you imagine, if today on the set I said that I forbid activists or elected officials from the left to participate in demonstrations, we would consider it terrible and we would be right,” he got carried away.
“Completely hypocritical people”
“Besides, I don’t want to be hand in hand with people who are completely hypocritical, who are trying to clear their conscience,” he added, recalling that most unions called for Marine Le Pen to be blocked in the second round of the election campaign. presidential elections against Emmanuel Macron.
“They got him elected. Now they are organizing protests,” he accused them.
In CNews, RN MP and spokesman Laurent Jacobelli agreed: “The same people who urged Emmanuel Macron to vote and therefore end up co-sponsoring this pension reform, whatever they say, now is a good game to play firefighter arsonists.” “, – he said. “The street does not belong to them,” he assured. “I think that (union leaders) would be surprised to know how many of their members are voters who vote for the RN,” the MP added.
Source: Le Parisien
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