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20 June 2017
French Defense Minister Sylvie Goulard has announced her resignation over a fake jobs scandal on Tuesday. Goulard said she could not remain in the government while there was a possibility that she could be investigated over alleged misuse of expenses at the parliament.
Dear CGTN TV: Ms Goulard was not ‘Defense’ minister. See below.
Translated from Dutch daily Het Financieele Dagblad today:
Again, French ministers resign
Both are prominent politicians of Modem, the party founded by Bayrou and the coalition partner of LREM, the party of president Emmanuel Macron. The resignation of both politicians means that in a short while now already four French ministers have gone. …
Earlier this week, a third Modem politician also resigned from her ministerial post. And in the beginning of this week, Macron offered his confederate Richard Ferrand, Minister of Territorial Cohesion, another job. The departure of the three Modem politicians is related to some recent scandals. …
Ferrand is involved in a real estate affair, which may lead to his prosecution. Ferrand now becomes the leader of the 350 MPs of Macrons party LREM (La République En Marche). To him the task of keeping the discipline in this faction, which for a significant part consists of newcomers in politics.
Defense Minister Sylvie Goulard also resigned this week. She is suspected of having members of her party serving as assistants of the European Parliament working not in Brussels but at the party office in Paris.
Dear Financieele Dagblad: Ms Goulard was not Minister of ‘Defense’. Macron had renamed her department from the euphemistic ‘Defense’ to ‘Armed Forces department’. Cynically, one might say it is an improvement that a ministry waging neocolonial wars all over the world no longer hypocritically claims these wars are ‘defense’. Though it would have been even less hypocritical to call it Ministry of Wars instead of ‘Armed Forces Ministry’.
According to Dutch NOS TV today (translated):
The irregularities [of the ministers of the new Macron government] were revealed by journalists, including the weekly magazine Le Canard Enchaîné and the radio channel France Inter. Minister Bayrou called the channel to accuse the journalists of inquisition methods. Prime Minister Philippe addressed him on that and spoke of abuse of his position.
The four resignations within a month are a setback for Emmanuel Macron, precisely because he had been elected promising change.