UMP deputy and former minister Xavier Bertrand believes that the policies of Nicolas Sarkozy at the Elysee Palace “has not lived up the requirement of truth and results, “in an interview published in the Journal du Dimanche . While the former head of State officials plan to return at the end of the summer , asked about the will of Nicolas Sarkozy to “change everything,” Xavier Bertrand replied: “He did So never change! change all the break, it was already the promise of 2007, and it’s because this promise has not been fulfilled we lost in 2012. “Reaffirming his desire to run for the primary in 2016 to designate the UMP candidate for president, he renews his preference for Baroin for the presidency of the UMP. “If Nicolas Sarkozy decided to return to its commitment to adopt a policy, that is his right. But it was during the primary that it can be done,” he says. For now, the former president refused this option.
“Reinstate confidence” after Bygmalion
“The case Bygmalion throws a terrible doubt about the 2012 presidential campaign and the UMP, Xavier Bertrand believes. For the sake of the movement, respect for our constituents, those who are involved and who will meet the investigators should stay away. I’m not the only one to think. [...] Now, to restore confidence, it takes it back to the base of the UMP, that is to say, the militants, “he continues. However, former minister assures that this” trunk no opponent. ” “My opposition is vis-à-vis Francois Hollande, not vis-à-vis the former president. However, nobody will stop me to draw the necessary lessons from the failure of 2012,” he concludes.