Thursday, November 22, 2012

UMP Finances in Disarray

It seems that there are important financial stakes in the UMP leadership fight. The party is deeply in debt, and François Baroin, who has been surprisingly outspoken in attacking the Copé "victory," is maneuvering to form a second parliamentary group, which would deprive a Copé-Jacob-led rump of one source of financing. (h/t Laurent Bouvet)

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