Marine Le Pen launches bid to oust Emmanuel Macron in France’s 2022 election

FRENCH rightwing leader Marine Le Pen has confirmed her intention to stand in the country’s 2022 presidential election, positioning herself as President Emmanuel Macron’s number one rival. Mme Le Pen told reporters on Thursday as she presented her New Year’s wishes: “My decision is made. These are not fickle thoughts that cross my mind when I look in the mirror in the morning… My intentions are clear.

“The French need to look to the future. Many are fed up [of M Macron],”  Mme Le Pen added that she was proposing a “grand alternative to put the country back on its feet” and create “national unity”. She continued: “M Macron and I are symbols of the nationalist-globalist divide," Mme Le Pen then insisted she could not let the 42-year-old centrist “run the presidential race alone”. This will be Mme Le Pen’s third consecutive bid...
source: Express

2020-01-18 02:14
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