Petition with a demand not to allow to power France’s first lady Bridget macron, wife of the President of Emmanuel Macron, which he promised to allocate a private office, received over 220,000 signatures on the site change.org where was published two weeks ago.
About it writes on Monday, August 7, the British tabloid The Daily Mail.
64-year-old Bridget actively supported her husband during the election campaign, and he publicly promised in case of victory to introduce her to his administration as assistant.
However, the citizens who have to pay for her work, I believe that this would be a violation of a law prohibiting legislators hiring relatives to work.
In addition, the French believe that the Macron should be satisfied with the size of its current team, which includes three assistants, two secretaries and two security guards. They also remind us that never voted for MS him and did not elect her to power.
However, macron has said that is not going to pay the wife out of public funds.
Media noted that the popularity of the new President began to decline after the so-called «honeymoon period». French Agency Ifop announced that such a sharp fall of a rating has not been observed since the time of Jacques Chirac.
The reason for this became pursued by Macron and unpopular reforms, including budget cuts. However, in the international arena, he achieved some success by organizing a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald trump and the negotiations in Paris concerning the Libyan issue.