Guest of the show “Seven to eight” on TF1, the former Prime Minister hoped that Emmanuel Macron “will be a candidate”.
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Edouard Philippe has chosen his camp. The former Prime Minister said Sunday, September 12 that he would line up behind Emmanuel Macron if he is a candidate in the 2022 presidential election. “For the presidential election of 2022, I will support the President of the Republic. I think, I hope he will be a candidate”, announced the mayor of Le Havre in the program “Sept à Huit” on TF1. “My support will be complete”, he added. He put forward several reasons whose “loyalty” and the need to“accentuate” the reforms launched since 2017.
“For the presidential election of 2022, I will support the President of the Republic”
– Seven to Eight (@ 7a8) September 12, 2021
Edouard Philippe assures that the head of state “is made of a metal which I do not see much of the trace in all of those who are candidates for the presidential election today”. The mayor of Le Havre hopes for the re-election of Emmanuel Macron and adds that he will be ready to help him to constitute a new majority. “I want to participate in the constitution of this new majority, of this new political offer. I am not asking for a place, I have already been Prime Minister”, he says.