“Without the support of the majority of parliament, it will be more difficult for Macron to carry out reforms, but foreign policy will not change” – expert

As a result of the elections, Macron lost the majority in parliament, which would allow him to calmly pass laws, relying only on deputies from his party. This means that Macron may face difficulties in implementing his domestic policies in the next five years. Foreign policy will not suffer much, because, according to the Constitution, it is the president who forms the foreign policy course, but there may be problems with the implementation of the reforms that he has planned for his new five-year term.

Macron will have to seek a compromise with opponents in the National Assembly, but now the configuration of the future coalition is not visible, because all the political forces that have entered parliament have declared their unwillingness to cooperate with the macronists.

In the bloc of the left forces NUPES , which took second place, a split was generally outlined. The bloc includes completely different parties: the Communist, Socialist, Greens, and the leader of the bloc, Jean-Luc Mélenchon, and his Invictus France party are ultra-left. Such a political hodgepodge that Melenchon wants to lead. But these parties have already stated that they do not consider themselves in parliament as a single force, but will each act from their own position.

The far-right National Rally of Marine Le Pen did indeed get a very high score: 89 deputies is a historic figure and a great success. Moreover, if it is recognized as the main opposition party, then it will receive an important Finance Committee.

Le Pen's collaboration with Macron is almost unimaginable: these are such polarizing forces that if this happens, it will be very surprising. I don't think they will go for it. People in the West cherish their political name, and Macron and Le Pen have been political opponents for the sixth year. It will be very difficult for Le Pen to explain to her voters why she agreed to cooperate with Macron. Macron is not eligible for a third term, and when he leaves the presidency, his party may no longer play a leading role. But for Le Pen, who is likely to compete for the presidency again in five years, cooperation with Macron may cost some of the voters who will go, for example, to Eric Zemmour. This politician leads the even more radical far-right Reconquet party, which professes the principle of "France for the French".

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