A French deputy excluded from the Assembly for 15 days for a contentious tweet
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The National Assembly on Friday expelled for 15 days the LFI deputy Thomas Portes, author of a controversial tweet about the Minister of Labor, Olivier Dussopt, which caused an uproar in the hemicycle.
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Minister @olivierdussopt withdraw your #ReformeDesRetraites pic.twitter.com/PXvgydps9i
&mdash ; Thomas Portes (@Portes_Thomas) February 9, 2023
Under the protests of the rebels, the deputies decided by a seated-standing vote, after a meeting of the bureau of the Assembly which had proposed this sanction.
This is the most severe disciplinary sanction for deputies.
💬 "I will withdraw my tweet the day you withdraw this reform"
Thomas Portes (LFI) who tweeted a photo of himself posing the foot on a ball bearing the image of Olivier Dussopt pic.twitter.com/U1bKWUQy7K
— BFMTV (@BFMTV) February 10, 2023
The debates on the pension reform must resume in the evening.