Christian Jacob will announce Tuesday, July 6 during the political bureau of the Republicans his decision to withdraw from Guillaume Peltier his title of deputy vice-president of the party, learned the political service of franceinfo confirming information from the Opinion. The deputy for Loir-et-Cher will remain one of the party’s vice-presidents.
The boss of the Republicans Christian Jacob had already publicly reframe Guillaume Peltier after positions that had triggered a controversy within the party. At the end of May, Guillaume Peltier had affirmed his closeness to the mayor of Béziers Robert Ménard, elected in 2014 with the support of the FN, and was in favor of the reestablishment of the Security Court, without possibility of appeal, in the files of terrorism. Words that have “weakened” the Republicans according to Christian Jacob.
Guillaume Peltier was number two in the Republicans since 2019. He also formalized Monday, July 5, his support for Xavier Bertrand for the 2022 presidential election.