Elisabeth Borne deemed this Tuesday, June 7, "very shocking" Jean-Luc Melenchon's "outrageous" comments. He tweeted, "The police are killing" after a check in which a Parisian passenger was killed by police fire.
The Prime Minister stated on France Bleu that "I find it shocking that Jean-Luc Melenchon constantly attacks the police with totally absurd remarks." "The police perform a difficult task in the service French.
Jean-Luc Melenchon, in his weekend tweets, denounced "a (which) police kills", guilty by applying "the death penalty to a refusal of compliance" and "an unacceptable use of power". "The prefect approves?" The minister congratulates Shame on you! He also attacked the Alliance union that defended civil servants.
These words sparked a furious response, as the Nupes was identified by the majority of the presidential candidates as their main opponent in this election.
Elisabeth Borne, Prime Minister of France Bleu, said that "I find it extremely shocking how Jean-Luc Melenchon constantly attacks the police with totally bizarre remarks."
Jean-Luc Melenchon is "always against the thugs," "never of police", he said. Marine Le Pen, a former RN presidential candidate, was criticized for defending a "presumption to self-defense" for police officers.
To the right, LR Bruno Retailleau, boss of senators, denounced "intolerable comments" and demanded "apologies from the police".
"That Mr. Melenchon runs his business from the permanent critic of the police is a scandal" exclaimed President LR of Hauts–de-France and ex–minister Xavier Bertrand, RTL: "never once in life" he shouldn't be prime minister.
The mayor of Nice Christian Estrosi (ex-LR) and supporter of Emmanuel Macron today said that "we must remove from harm the characters who express themselves this way about police" - he stated on BFMTV/RMC.
On Tuesday, the Alliance union filed a complaint against JeanLuc Melenchon. Loic Travers (general administrative secretary of the union) highlighted that Jean-Luc Melenchon used the term "factious" repeatedly and assumably. The Synergy union accuses Melenchon of "tapping a bit more with the caidat".
However, if it is radio silence in the ranks the Nupes, the socialists opposed the alliance with La France Insoumise, and supporters of dissident candidates for these legislative elections, do not hesitate to voice their opinions.
"Police officers are killed every year in order to protect the French. They are worthy of our respect. "Intimidating and smearing their electoralism and sheer Cynicism is irresponsible, and unworthy," Bernard Cazeneuve, ex-Socialist Prime Minster, wrote on Twitter.
According to police sources, this topic of "police violence," is likely to stir up in the wake of a slow campaign. A policeman shot at a motorist aged 21 on Monday and Tuesday in Argenteuil, Val-d'Oise. He was suspected of refusing to give him a check, injuring their backs. We learned of this on Tuesday. A police officer was arrested for "intentional murder" at the end of April. He is accused of killing the driver and passenger of the car that allegedly caused a Paris check to be conducted on Pont-Neuf.