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Xavier Bertrand declared himself a candidate for the 2022 presidential election, in an interview with Le Point on Wednesday March 24.
“I will be a candidate for the 2022 presidential election“, announced Wednesday March 24 Xavier Bertrand, president (Divers Right) of the Hauts-de-France Regional Council, in a video interview with Le Point newspaper.”I do it out of duty, because I believe that at this time, the choice will be between the decline, and the recovery of my country“, he continued. The politician of the right wishes to offer an alternative to the Macron / Le Pen duel.”I don’t forget where I come from. Insurance agent in Flavy-le-Martel, it’s not the same as an investment banker in Paris or heiress!“, also recalled the person concerned.
It is also aimed at competitors from its political side, such as Valérie Pécresse or Bruno Retailleau, who are also running for the Elysée in 2022, and are calling for a primary to decide between themselves. Unthinkable for Xavier Bertrand, who explains placing “[s]a candidacy above the parties“. The former minister also took the opportunity to outline the first lines of his program, such as the criminal majority at 15, a 50-year safety sentence for terrorists or retirement at 64. The majority quickly replied . “Our oppositions have their eyes riveted on the elections, we have their eyes riveted (…) on contaminations“, declared the spokesman of the government, Gabriel Attal, on France Inter on the morning of Thursday 25.
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