Who is really Pierre-Henri Dumont, the slinger of the right

<h2>A provocative end</h2>"If I'm kicked out because I didn't follow this or that instruction, I'll bear the consequences

Who is really Pierre-Henri Dumont, the slinger of the right

A provocative end

"If I'm kicked out because I didn't follow this or that instruction, I'll bear the consequences. “ On March 20, just after having voted the motion of censure against the government, Pierre-Henri Dumont chained the direct to defend his position and that of eighteen other deputies of the party Les Républicains (LR). At 35, the elected official from Pas-de-Calais is, with his friend Aurélien Pradié, the other figure of these slingers on the pension reform. These two are determined to shake up what Aurélien Pradié once called "Ehpad LR". Pierre-Henri Dumont is not outdone in terms of provocation. At the end of January, he tabled an amendment to abolish the special regime for senators. The amendment is inadmissible, but the majority senatorial right strangles itself and gives it the "brat kid".

A precocious in politics

Mayor of Marck at 26, deputy at 29, the native of Grande-Synthe (North) fell into the pot when he was little. At 7, he accompanies his parents, RPR activists, to meetings and proudly wears a "Les Jeunes avec Chirac" T-shirt. What follows looks like a classic but accelerated journey: Science Po Paris, an internship in Washington in the cabinet of Democratic Representative Carolyn McCarthy and years of activism. At the end of 2009, the lipdub (clip sung in playback) of the "young pop" of the UMP went viral. Pierre-Henri Dumont is one of those who "want to change the world". We see him in a T-shirt (but without glasses) in a TGV car. “We were able to change the lives of people in our territories. But have we managed to change the world? I don't think so, ”he confided, lucid, to Figaro ten years later.

An LR survivor on RN land

Dissolution ? Not even afraid. Tombeur in 2017 of Philippe Olivier, the brother-in-law of Marine Le Pen, re-elected in 2022 with 55.83% of the vote, Pierre-Henri Dumont embodies these LR deputies on the front line facing the rise of the National Rally (RN). He defends a social right, more statist than liberal, to "talk to the people again". Starting with the strict control of immigration, a subject dear to his heart. In 2019, he plays the uninhibited right, saying he is in favor of "targeted eliminations" of French people who fought on the side of the jihadists in Iraq and Syria.

A very football MP

When Aurélien Pradié was stripped of his position as number two of LR on February 18, Pierre-Henri Dumont published a photo of his duty of the day... in a bar in Calais, with this message: "Far from Parisian circles and small combinations Here, common sense prevails. In 2017, the MP was already innovating in terms of permanence by inviting his young voters to come and challenge him to FIFA, the famous console football game, "a way of talking to them about politics that is a little less techno". The chosen one also likes to put on crampons. Co-captain of the Assembly team, he stepped up when "rebellious" and socialists refused to play with RN deputies. "Just because you pass a far-right or far-left guy doesn't make you one. »