Christiane Taubira should end suspense Saturday on his candidacy for presidential election

The former Minister of Justice must speak Saturday at 11 o’clock at a militant gathering for the union of the left in Lyon and could declare his application.

Le Monde with AFP

Christiane Taubira should end on Saturday, January 15 to the false suspense which surrounds his candidacy for the presidential election during a trip to Lyon, at the risk of further adding confusion to a left largely fragmented left, but that She still hopes to gather.

The former Minister of Justice must speak Saturday at 11 o’clock at a militant gathering for the union of the left, in the district of the Red Cross. A symbolic choice of Christiane Taubira, in a wink to the canuts, former name of the workers of this district of silk. She is “attached to what the voice of those who struggle, forgotten, be recognized,” explains the president of the left radical party, Guillaume Lacroix, a loved one.

In his statement, “she will talk about the background, his vision of France, of what the left can bring to France, and what it can bring,” he explains. “Christiane Taubira wants to be the antidote to the lassitude of the left electorate, which can no longer dispersion,” says Christian Paul, Mayor of Lormes (Nièvre), who campaign at his side.

less than three months of the first round, the left will, with it, have six main candidates, none for now does not exceed 10% in the surveys, whether it is the “unsubmitted” Jean-Luc Mélenchon, The Ecologist Yannick Jadot, the Socialist Anne Hidalgo, the Communist Fabien Roussel, or the chant of “La Remontada”, Arnaud Montebourg.

Last to enter the arena, Christiane Taubira had announced at the end of December that she was considering being a candidate “facing the impasse” of a left more than ever divided, and had given an appointment As of January 15 to clarify his choice. The former Minister of Justice of François Holland had assured that she would not be “not a candidate more” and put “all his forces in the last chances of the union”.

“not duel “

Even if it has not registered for the moment breakthrough in the polls, the Guyanese has already taken a step towards the presidential Sunday, promising to submit to the outcome of the popular primary. It provides for a “investiture” citizen from 27 to 30 January to which other left candidates refused to participate.

Anne Hidalgo nevertheless had militant for a primary of the left. But, facing the refusal of others, she now says she will go to the end, and that even if Christiane Taubira came at the top of the popular primary. Christian Paul makes him, “the bet that in February there will be fewer candidates” and that “several will draw the consequences of the elementary result,” which accounts for the moment 120 00 registered to vote.

For his part, the Socialist Mayor of Marseille, Benoît Payan, announced Thursday night in an interview In the Libération log , that he would support the winner of the popular primary, whatever he is, while calling the left to unite. “When we are facing the cliff, we jump, or we stop. And there, it is better to stop,” says Benoît Payan believes that the left, “in these conditions [of a multitude of candidatures ], she will not win. “

/Media reports.