Darmanin denies a trip to the North… but goes there anyway
It is an intox that will not fail to make people react. The Minister of…
It is an intox that will not fail to make people react. The Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, went this Saturday to Gruson (North) after having denied the day before in a press release his visit to this town where “pans” were announced to welcome him.
It was by a tweet posted at midday, showing him all smiles with local elected officials cutting a tricolor ribbon, that the Minister of the Interior announced his trip. “Inauguration of the new town center of Gruson in our beautiful metropolis of Lille with the mayor”, he wrote in the caption of the photo.
The day before, when several “c***erolades” had been announced to welcome him to Gruson, the ministry issued a press release denying this trip. “Contrary to what is sometimes mistakenly indicated, Gérald Darmanin, Minister of the Interior and Overseas, will not be going to Gruson, in the North, this Saturday, May 6, 2023”, stipulated this press release. posted on Twitter by the Hauts-de-France prefecture headed by Georges-François Leclerc, one of the minister’s relatives. “Clarification: there was never any question of him coming,” added the prefecture in another tweet.
“Well then, are we hiding? Do we publish fake news at the prefecture and the Ministry of the Interior because we are afraid of the people and their saucepans? “Questioned the Lille citizen collective L’Offensive on Twitter. According to The Voice of the Norththe facade of the town hall of Gruson was degraded with motor oil a few hours before the arrival of the minister.
The minister’s entourage argued on Saturday that Gérald Darmanin had “decided to go there at the last moment” and arrived shortly after the start of the ceremony. Elected from Tourcoingthe Minister is very regularly in his city and criss-crosses his department.
Tuesday, he was pleased not to have been greeted by “pans” during a trip near Lyon. It was a tribute ceremony to a policeman who died of his injuries in service, in the grounds of the gendarmerie.