The president of Hauts-de-France was Saturday afternoon in Toulouse to meet his supporters and repeat that he was “the best candidate for the right and to beat the President of the Republic”.
While LR activists will choose their candidate for the 2022 presidential election during a congress on December 4, Xavier Bertrand was Saturday afternoon in Toulouse, where he met his supporters, at the Barcelona room. An appointment to which the press was not invited. He then went to Place du Capitole, at the Café des Illustres, to answer journalists’ questions, accompanied by Laurence Arribagé, elected from Toulouse, member of the LR. Asked about the implementation of the € 100 check by Jean Castex, Xavier Bertrand believes that this measure comes too late. “I wouldn’t have waited three months to make a decision. “While continuing to” type “on Macron, he added” that the President of the Republic was campaigning with the checkbook of France “. For the candidate, “the real subject is to put an end to the tax racketeering. We are the only country where there are taxes on taxes. The state coffers fill up when the wallets of the French are empty. The tax on petroleum products had to be stopped. “
The candidate also spoke for a first at work, using the good formula of Nicolas Sarkozy: “Work more to earn more”.
Faced with rumors that say that Eric Zemmour would siphon the voices of the right, the president of Hauts-de-France does not believe it “I am the only one who can beat Emmanuel Macron. This is not the case with Madame Le Pen, nor Eric Zemmour, ”he asserts.
Asked about his loyalty to the party, which could weaken him at the December 4 congress, Xavier Bertrand reiterated that “the desire to win was stronger. And me, I did not join the macronie, nor created a political party. If I choose to participate in the congress, it is because we have to be together as quickly as possible ”.
Saturday evening, Xavier Bertrand was to meet the mayor of Toulouse, Jean-Luc Moudenc, then attend the Stade Toulousain rugby match against Castres and go to Montauban this Sunday.