Minister Damien Abad “fights with the greatest force” the “accusations of sexual assault” against him

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12:41 pm : Damien Abad “match with the greatest power” the “accusations of sexual assault” against him, the new Minister of Solidarity said in a press release to AFP. A statement that occurs after an article by media part report rape.

12:29“He should never have been mentioned by name, because as far as I know it is an open secret his attitude towards women (…) I call on the prosecutor to assume that he can open an investigation. ”
In turn, Julien Bayou, National Secretary of Europe Ecology Les Verts, Legislative Candidate and signatory to the NUPES, has positioned herself on Damien Abad’s presence in government.When you say ‘I have no reason not to believe the words of women, but…’, I think the ‘but’ negates everything a bit”he notes on the set of “Sunday in Politics”.

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12:14 pm : “Dimanche en politique”, the political magazine of France 3, receives Julien Bayou, national secretary of Europe Ecology Les Verts, legislative candidate and signatory of the NUPES, left-wing coalition, and Patrick Mignola, deputy of the MoDem, who holds the majority of the block represents Together. They are interrogated by Francis Letellier. To follow the debate, it’s here.

12:12 pm During her parliamentary election campaign, Elisabeth Borne felt that these local elections were not the place for a debate with Jean-Luc Mélenchon. “This woman is prime minister for a month. I am running for prime minister in a month.”, deputy Insoumis reacts this afternoon on the set of the “Grand Jury”, on RTL and LCI. In constituencies, “The problems are national. It is national policy that is at stake”he pleads.

12:00 o’clock“I cannot bring myself to see the opposition to the National Assembly embodied only by La France insoumise and the National Rally.

Guest from Europe 1, CNEWS and the echoes this morning, the President of the Republicans of the Senate, Gérard Larcher, thought it was necessary “a debate after the parliamentary elections” within his party, which suffered a historic debacle in the presidential elections a few weeks ago. “We have to rebuild ourselves, rethink how we are together, and that will be the subject of the parliamentary elections (…)”he declared.

11:43 am : LIVE 🔴 Minister Damien Abad accused of rape: “At this stage I am neither informed nor authorized to say more”, says Gilles Le Gendre, LREM deputy from Paris

11:47“At this stage I am neither informed nor authorized to say more” had already responded this morning to the deputy LREM Gilles Le Gendre, questioned on franceinfo about the revelations of Mediapart about the accusations against Damien Abad, the new minister of Solidarity, Autonomy and People with Disabilities.

11:48“I was not aware of the reports against Damien Abad”, said Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne† “There will be no impunity for anyone, women must be able to speak freely”, she added, BFMTV reports. The head of government spoke while she was traveling in Calvados, where she is participating in the parliamentary elections.

11:34 am : One of the two women who accuse Damien Abad, assures Mediapart of having found the chosen one in a restaurant and bar in 2010. “He offers champagne, I drank a glass. And there, blacked out, until the next morning. It had never happened to me, especially after a single glass,” she points to the investigative site, which reveals that another woman also filed a “rape” complaint against the deputy sheriff in 2017. The investigation into these alleged facts has been closed without further action. Damien Abad, contacted by Mediapart, disputes the facts.

11:28 : Damien Abad, the former president of the Les Républicains group in the National Assembly, just appointed Minister of Solidarity, Autonomy and People with Disabilities, is accused of raping two women for alleged offenses from 2010 and 2011, Mediapart revealed. The Observatory on Gender and Sexual Violence in Politics confirms to franceinfo that it is a “report by email” to La République en Marche and to the Republicans on these allegations. Find more information in our article. Damien Abad, May 3, 2022, in Paris.  (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP) (STEPHANE DE SAKUTIN / AFP)

11:16 am : These laws can also be characterized by a certain tension. The identity of the government depends on the National Assembly. Gold, if “the parliamentary elections are a confirmation election” for the president of the republic, this year, “it is the first time that there is a slight doubt” on this majority, Mathieu Gallard, director of studies at the Ipsos Institute, estimates. This opens the way to new scenarios.

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10:42 : Barely after the presidential elections, the French are again called to the polls. The parliamentary elections, an important moment in French political life, make it possible to elect the 577 deputies who will sit in the National Assembly to legislate and monitor the actions of the government. If you find it difficult to take an interest in it, in this article I will come back to the many topics of this election. #LEGISLATION In the parliamentary elections on June 12 and 19, the French will elect the 577 deputies who will form the National Assembly.  (ELLEN LOZON / FRANCE INFO)(ELLEN LOZON / FRANCE INFO)

10:25 am“We have to ensure the financing of our social model. And to announce to the French that they are going to work less and retire at 60 is to lie to them. This is what the RN has been doing for years. C It is also a measure found in the Nupes program and which is not credible.

In this interview on sunday newspaperElisabeth Borne insists that “If we want to maintain the pay-as-you-go system to which our fellow citizens are attached, we will gradually have to work a little longer.”

10:22 the sunday newspaper dedicates the cover of its daily edition to Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne. In an interview, she returns to the pension reform in particular and undertakes: “I will not lie to the French.”Cheap subscription to the Sunday newspaper with the BOUQUET

10:14 am : Here’s a first point on the news from this start of the day:

Russia continues to shell eastern Ukraine. According to the governor of the Luhansk . region“the Russians are doing everything they can to conquer Sievierodonetsk”“The city is being destroyed, as they destroyed Rubizhne and Popasna before”he denounced last night. Follow us live.

Météo France has placed 13 departments on orange vigilance for storms. These are Gironde, Charente, Vienne, Haute-Vienne, Dordogne, Lot, Lot-et-Garonne, Corrèze, Creuse, Puy-de-Dôme, Cantal, Haute-Loire and the Loire.

Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne defends the pension reform project and insists on her wish to “do not lie” to the French. “Those who want people to believe that they… is not essential don’t tell the truth to the French”says the head of government in the sunday newspaper† Follow us live.

Kylian Mbappe will remain with Paris Saint-Germain until 2025. PSG, on the other hand, will part with sporting director Leonardo, who has been in office since June 14, 2019.

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