Jean Castex organized a dinner with his ministers before returning the keys to Matignon. A peaceful evening which was however marked by an altercation between the Prime Minister’s dog and that of the Minister of Justice, as revealed by the political guest of “C à vous” this Friday, May 13.
Hello atmosphere! Thursday May 12, Jean Castex brought together his ministers for an aperitif then a dinner before leave Matignon. An emotional evening where the departing Prime Minister was offered a rugby shirt signed by all of his collaborators, flocked in his name and bearing the number 9, in reference to his favorite player, Antoine Dupont. But the dinner still knew his little incident. As Jean-Baptiste Djebbari revealed on the set ofIt’s up to you(France 5) on the evening of this Friday, May 13, Eric Dupond-Moretti’s dog would have attacked that of the right arm of Emmanuel Macron.
“The atmosphere was very relaxed, there were even the spouses of certain ministers and even their dogs”, underlined the conductor of the program, Anne-Élisabeth Lemoine. And the current Minister Delegate to the Minister for the Ecological Transition, responsible for Transport to bounce back: “I ate with Jean-Claudethe dog of Éric Dupond-Moretti, who was attacked by the dog of Jean Castex.” And to add mischievously: “don’t get it no hasty conclusions”, dismissing the track of any tensions between the two politicians who would have provoked the sudden reaction of the two animals.
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They are called Jupiter, Samba, Baltique and have all made a remarkable appearance at 55 rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré. Many French politicians have in fact decided to take their faithful companion in the stronghold of hexagonal power. It is thus not uncommon to see Nemo, the dog of the current tenant of the Élysée, wandering through the corridors of the presidential palace. “People say to him: ‘Hello Nemo‘”, had confided Brigitte Macron toParis Matchin 2018.
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