LFI and PS deputies boycott the National Assembly football team to protest against the presence of an elected RN

Parliamentarians, gathered in the football team of the National Assembly, and former professional players will play, on the night of Wednesday, September 28, to benefit the e-Enfance association – which fights against bullying and cyberbullying, with the national number 30 18. But several left-wing deputies announced their decision to boycott this charity party to protest against the presence on the campus of several elected members of the National Association (RN), confirming information of Parisian.

Deputies from La France insoumise (LFI) and the Socialist Party (PS) chose not to participate in this party organized in Paris, a way for these elected officials to reject the “banalization of the extreme right”. The elected “rebels” Eric Coquerel, Ugo Bernalicis and David Guiraud believe that the RN wanted “use this match to normalize”, according to a parliamentary source. In case of not participating in the meeting, they intend to financially support the association.

The patron saint of Renaissance deputies, Aurore Bergé, also recommended her troops “Not participating in a match that will result in a ‘team photo'” : Prayed, “We do not play in the same team. Neither extreme right nor extreme left”, he wrote in a message that Agence France-Presse had a copy of. But members of the majority intend to participate in the match, including team co-captain Karl Olive (Renaissance), the latter said.

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After the election of eighty-nine RN deputies in June, “This is the first time that the RN is invited to participate in a National Assembly selection match”regrets the socialist group in a press release. “Nor will we participate in the next matches of the XV parliamentary rugby union if the RN is present”add the PS deputies, who specify that their decision was made at a group meeting on Tuesday morning.

There were no Greens or Communists in the workforce.

Renaissance and LR assume

In the RN, deputy Julien Odoul denounces a “regrettable sectarianism” so what “The cause is more important, for children who are victims of cyberbullying. We are never surprised with LFI ». Team co-captain Renaissance MP Karl Olive regrets that “LFI explodes and takes the party hostage. It will make people talk even more about the National Rally”think then ” that [les élus avaient] the opportunity to offer a benevolent image of the Assembly”.

this boycott “it’s stupid”the other captain abounds, Pierre-Henri Dumont (Les Républicains). “It’s a charity game” Y “LFI did not say anything when they played in the parliamentary XV with RN Louis Aliot”, he insists, referring to the rugby team that has sometimes brought together the deputy for Seine-Saint-Denis Alexis Corbière and Mr. Aliot, a former deputy for the Pyrénées-Orientales, now mayor of Perpignan. The former socialist deputy Gisèle Biémouret co-chaired this XV.

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