It is the future of the European Union that will be at stake during next June's election, if we are to believe Marion Maréchal. Guest of the “Grand Jury RTL-Le Figaro-M6-Paris Première”, the head of the Reconquête list wants to seize “the historic opportunity to change the majority in the European Parliament”, today held by the center and the liberals. “We have the possibility of seeing conservative parties become the real center of gravity (...) so that the European Union is no longer against the interests of the French,” she continued.
Caught between the RN and LR, Marion Maréchal has once again reached out to right-wing elected officials to “sit around the table” as the European elections approach. “There are individuals with whom I would like to work: François-Xavier Bellamy, Bruno Retailleau, Nadine Morano, Julien Aubert…” she listed, claiming to have no “enemies on the right”. Before scathing: “the problem is that today they are prisoners in an alliance with the center which is pushing them to political death.” By managing to bring together the benches of the right, Marion Maréchal would particularly like to “put an end to the ambivalence” of LR MEPs in the European Parliament, who according to her would align themselves with the majority of Ursula von der Leyen and not with the ideas for which “they were elected”.
To stand out from the crowd, Éric Zemmour’s candidate wants to take advantage of the European elections to break down barriers to build “a new right-wing force”. Unsurprisingly, the latter thus delivered its score on the “union of the rights”, demanded in vain by Reconquest in the last presidential election and then in the legislative elections. “The majority of right-wing voters, LR, RN and Reconquest, are for this alliance,” she argued, determined to “install a new right-wing offer.” And to warn: “No political party, any more than the RN or any other, can win alone.” The head of the RN list, Jordan Bardella, declared that he would not despair of seeing his competitor “join the camp of those who can win”.
By launching into the European race, Reconquête, which did not win any MPs in the last legislative elections, also hopes to experience a new lease of life. “I do not consider that Éric Zemmour’s presidential adventure is a failure. I see a lot of exciting prospects,” said Marion Maréchal.