A “call to order” for parliamentarian Pierre Henriet. The deputy La République en Marche (LREM) of Vendée was deprived for a month of a quarter of his parliamentary allowance – 5,715.43 euros per month – for having treated the rebellious deputy Mathilde Panot of “fishmonger” in the hemicycle on 2 February. The financial sanction is accompanied by an “entry in the minutes”, as announced by the President of the Assembly, Richard Ferrand (LREM) at the conference of presidents of parliamentary groups.
“There is around the table neither saint, nor martyr”, however underlined Richard Ferrand in the presence of Mathilde Panot, condemning more broadly the “overflows of language”, on “numerous occasions, on behalf of deputies of several groups from the start of the legislature ”. And the holder of the perch to list a series of insulting comments since 2017.
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From a “facho” launched to the non-registered close to RN Emmanuelle Ménard, to a “sold” to ex-Prime Minister Édouard Philippe, via a “mogul” addressed to the Minister of the Interior Gerald Darmanin or a “Machine” for the Deputy Minister Marlène Schiappa… The authors of the insults and their recipients are hiding in all political camps.
Pierre Henriet denies any sexism
Richard Ferrand also cited a “slippage” of Mathilde Panot on the social network Twitter, “when she mentioned Macronie recycling its waste, on the occasion of the election of Christophe Castaner (Editor’s note, the former Minister of the Interior) at the head of the group La République en Marche ”. “It is immature and hypocritical to claim the status of victim when you yourself are used to the attack”, slipped Richard Ferrand, according to reported comments.
The President of the Assembly indicated that he would not let “anything more pass in the hemicycle”. It will thus sanction “in the same way all verbal excesses wherever they come from”. After being treated as a “fishmonger”, Mathilde Panot had demanded “apologies” and “sanction” after this “sexist insult”. “If she feels wrongly insulted, I beg her to excuse me,” reacted Pierre Henriet, while denying any sexism and reproaching Mathilde Panot for “shouting from the rostrum and interrupting”.
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