. Manuel Valls spent an hour in the dark Tuesday night. The Prime Minister had come to attend a meeting in Audincourt (Doubs), near Montbéliard to support the Socialist Frédéric Barbier, a candidate for the parliamentary by Pierre Moscovici to succeed.
However, the public meeting started with an hour late because of a power cut, … claimed by the CGT-Mines-energy.
Once there shortly after 19 hours, Manuel Valls has begun a point press with Frédéric Barbier, when the room was plunged into darkness and the sound muted. The Prime Minister, who, however, had time to comment on the unemployment figures, had to take his troubles patiently.
A failure claimed by the CGT
An hour later, the power was restored. And the head of government stepped in alongside the PS candidate, to the applause of hundreds of activists who attended the meeting.
The power failure was not accidental. It was claimed by the CGT ERDF. “The National Federation of Mines and Energy CGT unions present at the rally in Audincourt, support the blackouts carried out by the electricity and gas at the meeting. This action is to remind that this energy transition law is a good idea, but with very poor solutions! “Said the union CGT mines and energy in a statement, saying that the law” would complete the public service of process breaks electricity “.
On Twitter, the FN vice-president Florian Philippot, has cracked a mocking message. “Clearly Valls lacked juice tonight in Doubs, as his party!” Quipped the right arm of Marine Le Pen, came last Friday in the Doubs to support his candidate.
VIDEO. Meeting Manuel Valls Doubs: CGT claims the power outage
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