Post Tagged with: "Henri Guaino"

Copé and Fillon To Compete for Head of UMP

On Tuesday September 18 at 8 p.m., the deadline for sponsors’ deposits for the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire (UMP) leadership elections was officially closed. As many of the candidates have already given up the possibility of running for office, the anticipated battle between Jean François Copé and François Fillon is emerging. Henri Guaino, Bruno Le Maire, and Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, the only woman running for office, tried to introduce a “third way” into the Copé-Fillon[Read More…]

Henri Guaino Enters the Race for UMP

Jean-François Copé and François Fillon have one more person to worry about in their race to be the President of the Union pour un Mouvement Populaire, the center-right party of Nicolas Sarkozy. In an exclusive interview published Monday in Le Figaro, Henri Guaino, special advisor to former President Sarkozy, announced that he was indeed a candidate for the leader of the party. Guaino said that he entered the race because there were not enough options[Read More…]