He said his priority was to “finish intellectual work”. “I am not part of the battle for my succession”, the candidate in the last three presidential elections pointed out from Guyana.
“Do you want me to sign a paper for you?”, he still joked, believing that “these are the circumstances in which applications are made”.
Following him, the 71-year-old tribunal ruled that “if one succeeds in being liked, if one is a role model rather than competition.”
“It’s been a while since I thought I was changeable,” he said, adding, “I’ve made all the arrangements.”
Nevertheless, he lamented the recent crisis of La France insoumise, which condemned the reorganization of the movement’s leadership without the likes of Clémentine Audain, François Ruffin and Alexis Carpier.
“We are currently experiencing a major growth crisis and we have gone from 17 to 75 representatives,” noted the group’s former president.
“You have to adapt, get used to each other, share positions, and there are scary characters who want to be everywhere,” he added.
Jean-Luc Mélenchon called for the movement to preserve its form and not “recreate a party”, which “will take us nowhere”.
He shouted: “I heard terrible words … + purge +, who was purged? It, it was federal”.
LFI’s founder concluded: “I tell them to ‘be fair'”.
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