The world looked at the links between American society and Emmanuel Macron when he was Minister of the Economy.
Pact “secret” versus “all our rules», «looting of the country“: Left-wing elected officials strongly denounced on Sunday July 10 the ties that united Emmanuel Macron and the company Uber, after press revelations.
As part of the “Uber Files“, an investigation based on thousands of internal Uber documents sent by an anonymous source to the British daily The Guardian and forwarded to the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) and 42 media partners, The world looked at the links between American society and Emmanuel Macron when he was Minister of the Economy (2014-2016).
Based on various testimonies and documents, including numerous SMS exchanges, The world concludes that there is adeal“secret between Uber and Emmanuel Macron in Bercy. The daily reports meetings in the minister’s office, numerous exchanges (appointments, calls or SMS) between the teams of Uber France and Emmanuel Macron or his advisers. Certain practices intended to help Uber consolidate its positions in France are pointed out, such as suggesting that the company submit amendments “keys in handto deputies.
Solicited by AFP, the company Uber France confirmed the holding of meetings with Emmanuel Macron: meetings which “fell under his responsibilities as Minister of the Economy and Digital overseeing the VTC sector“. The Elysée told AFP that Emmanuel Macron, as Minister of the Economy, was “naturally brought to exchange with many companies involved in the profound change in services that has occurred during the years mentioned, which should be facilitated by unraveling certain administrative or regulatory locks“.
But the boss of the LFI deputies Mathilde Panot denounced on Twitter a “looting of the country“, Emmanuel Macron having been both”adviser and minister to François Hollande and lobbyist for a US multinational aimed at permanently deregulating labor law“.
PCF number one Fabien Roussel relayed “damning revelations about the active role played by Emmanuel Macron, then minister, in facilitating the development of Uber in France», «against all our rules, all our social achievements and against the rights of workers“.
“Uber deserves a small commission of inquiryparliamentary, according to the communist deputy Pierre Dharréville.
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