An ineffective 6pm curfew and compromising texts. Return on the political news of Wednesday January 27, 2021.
Curfew at 6 p.m. ineffective, Gabriel Attal announces measures
Government spokesman Gabriel Attal spoke about the health situation on Wednesday January 27, 2021, at the exit of the Council of Ministers. Gabriel Attal thus declared that the generalized curfew at 6 p.m. implemented for two weeks across the whole of the country was only relatively effective. ” The curfew was announced at 6 p.m. for two weeks, but at this point we are close to two weeks and its effectiveness is relative. The virus continues to progress and the variants evolve at a significant rate. Maintaining the current framework seems unlikely today. “
The spokesperson then spoke of the various possible options on which the government was working, in order to stop the strong spread of the virus in the country and to reduce the pressure in hospitals. ” We’re looking at several scenarios that range from maintaining the current framework with the 6 p.m. curfew, at this unlikely stage – to very tight containment. The President of the Republic has requested additional epidemiological and scientific studies on these scenarios. “
Text messages between Gérald Darmanin and the woman who accuses him of rape revealed
Mediarpart unveiled Tuesday, January 26, 2021, exchanges of text messages that the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin had with Sophie Patterson, the young woman who accuses him of rape in 2009. During preliminary investigations, Gérald Darmanin had declared to the judges have taken “some distance” with the young woman. A version that refutes Mediapart which publishes the exchange of messages between the two protagonists.
We can thus read several dozen messages in which the current Minister of the Interior suggests to the young woman to have a last drink or to have dinner together one last time before leaving definitively. October 27, 2009: ” Free for a drink? Gerald “, December 8, 2009” So, I would really like you to give me another dinner or another drink… I kiss you .. “. Revelations which should not play in favor of Gerald Darmanin.
Marine Le Pen protests against the government’s desire to dissolve Generation Identity
Guest of France Info, Wednesday January 27, 2021, the president of the National Rally Marine Le Pen returned to Gérald Darmanin’s desire to dissolve the far-right movement Generation Identity after his anti-migrant actions in the Pyrenees.
Marine Le Pen was shocked by this will of the minister ” What scandalizes Mr. Darmanin should be dissolved? This is not the rule of law She declared. The leader of the RN then warned the minister: “ Be careful that the Minister of the Interior does not distort the law, the great public freedoms because he does not appreciate this or that aspect. There are lots of associations that I don’t like, whose actions shock me and I don’t call for their dissolution “.
The commander of the national police reserves wants to make it operational
Currently in France, the reservists of the national police, from the civil society, do not have the possibility of carrying a weapon or even the uniform. A situation that the commander of the reserves, Stéphane Folcher wants to change by making them operational. The captain explains his vision for the project: “ The idea would be to transform this civilian reserve into a real operational reserve, inspired by the model of the gendarmerie, which has proven itself. Beyond the semantic change, it is a question of setting up a structure at the height of our institution, today strong of 145,000 men, and of taking our full place within the national guard which also includes the gendarmerie and the armed forces. “
A project supported by “the first cop of France”, the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, who advocates the creation of a continent of 30,000 “reserve” police officers. An initiative that according to Stéphane Folcher will allow “ reopen the doors of the police to all strata of society, from students to bakers, including lawyers, workers and salespeople. ”
Christophe Castaner believes that the expression “66 million prosecutors” did not target the French
The former Minister of the Interior and current president of the LREM parliamentary group, Christophe Castaner returned to the expression, ” 66 million prosecutors », Employed by President Emmanuel Macron. Guest of France Inter, Wednesday January 27, Christophe Castaner felt that this expression was not aimed at the French. But then, if it is not the French, who are these ” 66 million prosecutors “?
The boss of the presidential majority deputies believes that Emmanuel Macron’s words had been misinterpreted. In the context, the President of the Republic, “ spoke to researchers who work every day to find ways of progress, scientific solutions, innovation. And he told them that the right to make mistakes is part of research. (…) And therefore his words did not target all French people “.