Head of the LREM list for the 2019 Europeans, Nathalie Loiseau joins Edouard Philippe’s party – RT in French
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MEP Nathalie Loiseau has confirmed joining Horizons, the party founded by former Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to give weight to the right wing of the presidential majority of Emmanuel Macron.
In a tweet published on December 24, Nathalie Loiseau confirmed in a tweet her rallying to Horizons, the party founded by Edouard Philippe. “I am joining Horizons,” indicates an image accompanied by a winking smiley.
Two days earlier, on December 22, Nathalie Loiseau had justified in another tweet joining Horizons “to support Emmanuel Macron” and because she “finds herself in the values carried by Edouard Philippe”. “I will be in charge of the European and international pole in tandem with [le député européen] Gilles Boyer, ”she announced.
Former director of the ENA and Minister responsible for European Affairs in the government of Edouard Philippe, Nathalie Loiseau is now a Member of the European Parliament and was head of the La République en Marche – Modem list during the last European elections, which took place. are held in the spring of 2019. She had, however, given up running for the presidency of the political group which brings together the centrist political forces in the European Parliament, after leaks of comments she had made during an interview off with journalists in Brussels.
Horizons is a political party founded on October 9 by Edouard Philippe, in order to “participate in the constitution of a new political offer” and to broaden to the right the base of centrist support for Emmanuel Macron. “With Horizons, we are going to define a strategy for France, it is a collective adventure”, had launched the former Prime Minister (ex-Republicans) in his city of Le Havre (Seine-Maritime) of which he is mayor, explaining that the name had been chosen “because you have to see far”.
On December 1, the mayor Les Républicains de Nice (Alpes-Maritimes) Christian Estrosi also had announced its joining to Horizons.
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