For their first day in the National Assembly, the deputies of the New Popular Ecological and Social Union (Nupes) wanted to be noticed. That’s exactly what Raquel Garrido did…at her expense.
Unfortunately for Raquel Garrido, his blunder would have gone unnoticed if our colleagues from Parisian had not raised it. This Tuesday, June 21, the deputies of the New Popular Ecological and Social Union (Nupes) made a thundering first entry in the National Assembly. According to the newspaper, in the heat of the momentthe deputy Insoumise Raquel Garrido approached what she thought was a new colleague, exclaiming “Hi ! Congratulations on your election“. Only, his interlocutor was actually… a journalist.
newly elected in Seine-Saint-Denis, Raquel Garrido would probably have done without this blunder. But more laughs than harm for the wife of Alexis Corbière, who, despite her blunder, let herself be carried away by the good mood. Group photodance of joy by the new deputy of Val-de-Marne Rachel Keke… This first day in the hemicycle looked like a Back to School for Nupes.
A Jean-Luc Mélenchon in great shape
The coalition of 131 deputies was led by Jean-Luc Melenchon, very present, despite his desire not to stand for re-election in the last legislative elections. For a last appearance in the corridors of Bourbon Palacethe Insoumis found his very close adviser, Manuel Bompard, while improvising teacher before the deputies of Nupes. “In my political family, I am a kind of moral authority“, he confided to the Parisian. Very comfortable despite the end of his mandate, the former deputy of Bouches-du-Rhône distributed the braces and historical anecdotes galore.
Article written in collaboration with 6Médias.
Photo credits: Stephane Lemouton / Bestimage