The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, declared on Sunday December 10 that he was ready to support former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe during the 2027 presidential election. “I think that Edouard Philippe is in the best position today, as I speak to you”he told the media Rawwho asked him about his own presidential ambitions. “I don’t particularly dream of being President of the Republic. I am very proud to be Minister of the Interior at 40”he explained by adding “you can’t say never”.
Gérald Darmanin had already estimated at the beginning of October that Edouard Philippe was best placed for the next presidential election, in which Emmanuel Macron will not be able to run after two consecutive mandates. But he also wondered about his ” envy ” and on his ” project ” .
“I think we need to support those best placed because I believe that MMe Le Pen can win the presidential election. I think it’s dangerous for our country, even if I respect Mr.Me The pen ” he said on Sunday Raw. “I hope that Edouard Philippe can wear this if he respects a certain number of things on which we can agree or not”he added, without further details.
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