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On the agenda Wednesday, March 23
In the post. AJ − 18 before the first round, Fabien Roussel, the communist candidate, was the guest of “4 Truths”, on France 2 at 7:35 a.m. Richard Ferrand, the president of the National Assembly and support of Emmanuel Macron ( La République en Marche), was questioned from 8:20 a.m. on France Inter. At the end of the day, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the candidate of the “rebellious”, will be questioned on TF1 at 8 p.m.
Programs. Marine Le Pen and Eric Zemmour organized a new presentation of their respective programs, after having distilled a good part of their measures during meetings and in the media in recent months. The candidate of the National Rally must present the overall costing of her project to the press, from her Parisian headquarters, at the end of the afternoon; the Reconquest candidate! also held a press conference this afternoon to discuss its proposals in detail.
Handebat. The Association for taking disability into account in public and private policies, the French Confederation for the social promotion of the blind and partially sighted and the 100% Handinamique federation organized the Handébat at the Maison de la radio, from 11 a.m. . Eight candidates or their representatives took turns: Anne Hidalgo, Yannick Jadot, Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, Valérie Pécresse, Fabien Roussel and Eric Zemmour. Several of them, including the candidate of the Les Républicains party and the candidate of La France insoumise, have already granted interviews to the organizers on the consideration of disability in their program.
Ukraine. International news once again invites itself into the presidential campaign with the video intervention before Parliament by the Ukrainian head of state. After the Italian Parliament on Tuesday, it was the turn of the National Assembly and the French Senate to meet exceptionally and simultaneously at 3 p.m., despite the end of the parliamentary session, to listen to a live message from Volodymyr Zelensky, who continues speeches before national parliaments as his country faced the Russian invasion.