Like a sports coach trying to reinvigorate his team, Jean Castex came to encourage LREM deputies and senators seven months before the 2022 presidential election in France. “The time has not yet taken stock, but we must already prepare together with pride and conviction to go before the French to tell them what this majority will have done for them and for our country”, thus affirmed the Prime Minister. Minister in Angers during the closing of the parliamentary days of the presidential movement.
Arrived Monday evening in the capital of Anjou, Jean Castex participated with many members of the government in a cocktail party then in a dinner with the elected “marchers” to whom he multiplied the praises and the expressions of sympathy: “I am feel good with you ”.
“We don’t have to be ashamed”
While the leaders of the majority have announced that they want to promote Macronie’s record from September, the head of government expressed his satisfaction with the policy of the executive both on the health and economic aspects in response. to the covid crisis. “Not only do we not have to be ashamed, but we can be proud to be French and to live in France,” said Jean Castex.
“Be proud, but in humility”, slipped the Prime Minister, echoing other warnings from heavyweights of the majority such as Richard Ferrand, President of the National Assembly, or Christophe Castaner, boss of the group, faced with a euphoria likely to win over the LREM troops against the backdrop of economic recovery, vaccination policy or flattering polls.
“The errors will count double, even triple”
Faced with LREM parliamentarians, Jean Castex did not mention a partial implementation of the pension reform by the end of the five-year term, a hypothesis relaunched by the daily The echoes. “The subjects of the moment, you know them, you measure them in your territories: the tensions in terms of recruitments, the difficulties of supplying raw materials, the need to assert and expand our growth potential”, a- he, on the contrary, exposed.
He also invited parliamentarians at length to have an “equally offensive speech on sovereign issues” against the backdrop of the Beauvau of security and the Assises of Justice. “We don’t have the right to make mistakes. Because we are entering a period where errors will count double, even triple, ”Jean Castex argued.