CASE PENELOPE FILLON Ten-seven frames LR and IDU signed on Thursday an op-ed in Le Figaro in which they denounce as an “attempt to kill” the campaign of François Fillon, caught up in the turmoil after the revelations of the Canard Enchaîné, denouncing the employment dummy of his wife Penelope…
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They bang their fist on the table to defend their leader, bogged down in the case of Penelope Fillon. Seventeen executives of the Republicans (LR) and the UDI denounced, in a commentary published Thursday in Le Figaro, an attempt of putting to death “of the campaign of François Fillon, an operation that seeks to install” a face-to-face mortal ” between the left and the national Front. Among the signatories, we find the loyal lieutenant of François Fillon, Bruno Retailleau, but also François Baroin, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet and Jean-François Copé.
” pilloried in the media and politics “
” over the last week, François Fillon is pilloried in the media and politics. To achieve this, all the blows are allowed : we throw to the wolves a man, his wife, his children, his employees, without waiting for their arguments nor to hear their defence “, say the authors, among them the president of the Senate Gérard Larcher (LR), the chairman of the LR group in the Senate by Bruno Retailleau, or the secretary-general of LR, Bernard Accoyer.
” Every day are discharged onto the public square, rumors, approximations, and slander “, also write the signatories, including several former supporters of Nicolas Sarkozy such as Laurent Wauquiez, minister, François Baroin, Brice Hortefeux, but also former competitors of the French prime minister François Fillon in a primary from the right, Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, Jean-François Copé, and Bruno Le Maire.
” If the fate of French prime minister François Fillon is important to us, the fate of France we are worried, “
” In this case, a country that plays its future “. “If the fate of French prime minister François Fillon is important to us, the fate of France we are worried about, as the attempt of killing is to install a face-to-face mortal : that between the left and the national Front, between the sham and adventure, between those who have failed and those that will fail “, they write.
” That the scheming and manipulative, be warned : we will never let to take hostage neither the democracy nor the destiny of our country “. “Our support for Francois Fillon is total “. “Nothing will stop us : we will not baisserons not the eyes, just as France is preparing to straighten the head,” one can also read.
French prime minister François Fillon ruled out on Wednesday to renounce his candidacy in the presidential Palace, denouncing a “coup d’etat institutional “coming” of the left ” after the revelations of the Duck chained on of supposed jobs dummy of his wife as an associate member of parliament. The assumption of a withdrawal of French prime minister François Fillon was openly mooted by some members of the right like Georges Fenech.
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