A rating of Macron broke the record, the survey showed

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in Photobacterium of France Emmanuel macron. Archival photoA rating of Macron broke the record, the survey showed© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The rating of the President of France Emmanuel Makron fell to a record low in that case, a former employee of the administration of the French President Alexander Benalla, according to a survey conducted by Ifop for the Journal du Dimanche.

According to the study, for the period from 18 to 27 July, the level of support of the French President dropped from 41% to 37%. Thus, in an average July, only 39% of the French «approved» the actions of the Macron.

As the newspaper notes, the lowest level of support of the French President was recorded in August 2017 and 40%.

«Thus, the (macron) broke his record,» concludes the weekly.

The survey was conducted in two stages, July 18-19 and July 25-27. It participated in 1981.

Wide publicity «the case of Benalla» acquired more than a week ago after the publication in the French media a video in which Benalla during a demonstration on may 1 in the square Contestar in Paris costs roughly first with a girl, and then does a few punches to the young man and removed quickly. The Paris Prosecutor’s office opened a preliminary investigation into the incident. In addition, the investigation is conducted by the General Inspectorate of the national police and the parliamentary Commission created in the National Assembly and the Senate. The President of France Emmanuel macron said that he was disappointed the actions of his employee, and regarded them as a betrayal.

Benalla was charged with assault, interference in the implementation of the civil service, unlawful wearing of insignia, concealing the images from video cameras and breach of professional secrecy. Charged and another employee of the Elysee Palace Vincent KrAZ. He also imputed the violence, interference in the implementation of the civil service and prohibited the carrying of weapons category. In addition, in this case from the post was removed by three police officers who are charged with the transfer of Benalla records from surveillance cameras.