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French opposition leader Wauquiez under fire over taped comments

PARIS (Reuters) - French right-wing opposition leader Laurent Wauquiez came under fire on Wednesday for taped comments in which he sniped at politicians in his own camp and government, often using rough language, prompting a senior party member to quit.

Moderates walk out as French opposition veers right

France's new opposition leader Laurent Wauquiez scrambled Tuesday to hold his Republicans party together, two days after it picked the controversial rightwinger to take on centrist President Emmanuel Macron. Wauquiez was elected head...Show More Summary

The French Right Goes Wrong

Sipa via AP Images Newly elected president of France's Parti Républicain, Laurent Wauquiez O n December 10, the card-carrying members of France’s Parti Républicain elected Laurent Wauquiez as their new leader. But the party he hopesShow More Summary

French Press Review 11 December 2017

Splashed across the French front pages today are the Corsican nationalists' victory in local elections and the election of Laurent Wauquiez as head of conservative party Les Républicains.

France's opposition set to lurch toward far right by electing new leader

Laurent Wauquiez poised to take control of Les Républicains with anti-immigration agenda reminiscent of Front National France’s bitterly divided conservative opposition party is expected to elect a new hardline leader on Sunday marking a move away from centre ground toward the territory of the far right. Show More Summary

Dejected French opposition shifts right to combat Macron

Laurent Wauquiez, a 42-year-old devout Catholic and unabashed right-winger, is tipped to emerge as the leader of France's main parliamentary opposition party seeking to stem President Emmanuel Macron's momentum. The Republicans party,...Show More Summary

French press review 5 December 2017

Who is Laurent Wauquiez and why should you care? How do American voters who supported Donald Trump in his charge to the White House feel he has managed his first year at the helm? And how safe from terrorist attack are French nuclear reactors?

French press review 4 December 2017

Does the strong showing by nationalist candidates in yesterday's regional elections on the French island of Corsica mean that the next step is independence? Laurent Wauquiez is virtually assured of being the next leader of the French right-wing Republicans party. But can he save the sinking ship? And why does Donald Trump continue to isolate the United States?

France’s Bizarro-Macron Is on the March on En Marche

Laurent Wauquiez is young, charismatic, ambitious — and he’s reshaping French conservatism in a bid to become president.

'The right is back,' says frontrunner to lead French conservatives

PARIS (Reuters) - Laurent Wauquiez, a leading right-winger in France's divided The Republicans (LR), said on Sunday it was time the conservative party recovered from electoral defeats and unite to make their voice heard against centrist President Emmanuel Macron.

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