Ségolène Royal creates a political association for “a third way” between Macron and Le Pen

The association “Desires of France, future of the planet” could eventually become a political party for the presidential election of 2022

A new step towards 2022? After announcing that she had left her post as pole ambassador, Ségolène Royal said Friday that she was creating a political association to build “a third way between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen”, confirming information from Le Figaro.

“Desires of France, future of the planet”, this association, built on the framework of its foundation “Desires of the future for the planet”, wants to be “a laboratory of ideas” for “a third way between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen ”. According to Le Figaro, the association of the former PS presidential candidate of 2007 could eventually transform into a political party with a view to the presidential from 2022 .

“We must not speed up the stages, we start from the base, we must see if we can federate , if we raise an expectation, ”nuanced Ségolène Royal. “We must loosen the noose of the face-to-face imposed between Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen”, however added the one who has not excluded, several times in recent months, from appearing in 2022 if circumstances lend themselves to it.

Popular universities in the spring

Ségolène Royal will officially launch its new association next Thursday in Marseille, alongside the left senator Samia Ghali, as part of his tour to support the candidates for the municipal elections in March. “We are going to organize popular universities in the spring . The first will focus on the theme of financing the social model, “she said.

The former Minister of the Environment is the subject of a preliminary investigation by the national financial prosecutor's office on the use made means that were made available to her as ambassador of the poles. In addition, the executive reproached him for his multiple criticisms of government policy and summoned her to put an end to it on pain of withdrawing his embassy.

The Council of Ministers of 24 January should examine his situation, according to a source close to the government. But the former minister preferred to take the lead. In a diplomatic note dated Friday, she confirms that she is leaving office by expressing all her “gratitude for the work accomplished jointly in the service of this major issue that constitute the poles “.

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