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The government of Jean Castex meets for the last time in the Elysee Palace around Emmanuel Macron this Wednesday for the final Council of Ministers for a five-year term. This officially ends at midnight on Friday night for the latter to begin. However, the composition of the future government is still unknown. On Monday, in Berlin, Emmanuel Macron claimed he already knew who his future Prime Minister would be.
Meanwhile, candidates keep falling. With the majority gathered for a “training” day at Aubervilliers on Tuesday, the presidential majority should announce a new wave of candidates in the coming hours. “If you want to make a loaded campaign, you got it all wrong. The exact opposite. It will be the toughest campaign,” Emmanuel Macron warned the candidates.
La France insoumise, for its part, has published a list of the 324 first candidates deposited for the legislative election within the New Popular Ecological and Social Union (Nupes), and out of curiosity, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, who should say whether Bouches-du-Rhône is back on his feet soon. . In the 14th arrondissement of the Rhône, journalist Taha Bouhafs, who threw in the towel on Tuesday, was finally replaced by Idir Boumertit, communist deputy mayor of Vénissieux Michèle Picard.
On Tuesday night’s TF1, Marine Le Pen seemed to think Emmanuel Macron would win a majority in the June 12 and 19 legislative elections. And the “main question” is “which opposition” will confront the head of state. The French “have already picked a bit, putting me in the second round”, he argued. And they “don’t want this opposition” from Nupes. “It could turn the National Assembly into a ZAD,” warned Jean-Luc Mélenchon on RTL this Wednesday, “defenders of the black blocs, burkini defenders in the swimming pool, those who want to disarm the police, open prisons”.
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This is good news for paper taxpayers. Due to the delay in sending the pre-filled forms, the tax administration has decided to postpone the deadline from 19 May to 31 May. The schedule for filing statements online has not changed. The deadline depends on your department of residence. If you live in departments 1 to 19 or abroad, you have until May 24. You have one more week until 20 – 54, 31 May and 55 – 976, 8 June.