PARIS (Reuters) - Far-right leader Marine Le Pen has said it is possible to improve the lives of French citizens without leaving the single European currency, in a marked shift from the anti-EU stance she pushed during her failed presidential bid.
Florian Philippot, former vice-president of France’s far-right National Front (FN) party, announced Friday that his political movement Les Patriotes, or The Patriots, has now become a political party.
Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, The EU values political correctness more than jobs. The result was a collapse in support for Angela Merkel, and the rise of AfD and FDP in Germany. Let’s not forget Marine Le Pen in France,...Show More Summary
French far-right leader’s top strategist says he has been ‘ridiculed’ as he departs amid tensions with his boss after election defeat The French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has suffered a blow to her crisis-stricken Front National...Show More Summary
In a sign that France’s far-right Front National party is still in turmoil after a presidential defeat in May, the top aide to leader Marine Le Pen quit Thursday, as did other members who say they disagree with the direction the party is taking.
Florian Philippot, key adviser to French far-right leader Marine Le Pen said on Thursday he was quitting the National Front (FN) party.
PARIS (Reuters) - Four months after a resounding electoral defeat, France's far-right National Front party is on the brink of a split, with simmering differences between leader Marine Le Pen and her chief deputy appearing irreconcilable.
France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen, whose National Front (FN) party emerged weakened and divided from this year's elections, said Saturday she was "determined" to revitalise her movement. She returned from summer holidays "with a great determination and a burning sense of duty not for me but for you, not alone, but with you", she said. Show More Summary
BRACHAY, France (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen, who has been largely out of the spotlight since stinging electoral defeats, on Saturday sought to reclaim the mantle of main opponent to President Emmanuel Macron, which polls now attribute to the far-left.
Tensions within France's far-right National Front party, on the rise since leader Marine Le Pen's resounding loss in the country's May presidential race, are hitting a crescendo as Le Pen … Click to Continue »
French President Emmanuel Macron might have resoundingly triumphed over populist candidate Marine Le Pen in April’s election, but the honeymoon period appears to have expired for the 39-year-old leader, whose approval rating is now lower than that of his deeply … More » The post Macron Musters Tepid Approval Rating At 100-Day Mark appeared first on EveryJoe.
Jair Bolsonaro, a controversial politician often compared to Donald Trump and hard right French leader Marine Le Pen, on Thursday declared himself the "patriot" Brazil needs. Although official campaigning is not yet permitted for the...Show More Summary
THEY RAN HIM TO KEEP LE PEN OUT. HE DID THAT. Macron’s Popularity Plummets. To put Macron’s current numbers in perspective, recall that he enjoyed a 62 percent approval rating at the start of his term in mid-May. A 26-point plunge in three months would be bad news for any leader, but especially for Macron, […]
(July 30, 2017 10:04 AM, by Alberto Mingardi) Monsieur Macron has won the recent elections in France as, I would say, the more "market-friendly" option available, vis-Ã -vis the rampant economic nationalism of Madame Le Pen. Certainly, he won the election as the most "europhile" option available. And yet,... (0 COMMENTS)
That burst of air one felt a few months back was Western Europe breathing a sigh of relief that Marine Le Pen lost in France as centrist Emmanuel Macron came from nowhere to defeat her aspirations. Now some three months into his presidency,...Show More Summary
A mere 16 per cent of Macron voters picked his political programme as the main reason behind their vote, so why are we so surprised that the more the public see of Macron and his politics without the spectre of Marine Le Pen, the more they begin to resent him?
France's far-right National Front (FN) began meeting Friday for a soul-searching exercise after leader Marine Le Pen was routed in May's presidential election. The two days of discussions at FN headquarters outside Paris are the start of a process that could overhaul the party, including a possible name change, as it seeks a fresh start. Show More Summary
Marine Le Pen's far-right National Front party is holding a high-tension meeting that could lead to a name change and a rethink of the party's demand to pull France out … Click to Continue »
Beppe Grillo’s Five Star Movement in Italy, France’s Marine Le Pen, and others ride the anti-vaccine wave as children by the tens of thousands fall prey to disease.