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Le Pen ‘ready to exercise power’ after Macron party trounced

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The former National Rally leader has promised to defend the interests of the French people.

Right-wing French politician Marine Le Pen has said she is ready to lead the country, after President Emmanuel Macron called a snap election in the wake of a projected crushing defeat for his Renaissance party in the EU parliamentary vote.

Le Pen, widely seen as the frontrunner for the French 2027 presidential election, said she could “not but welcome” Macron’s decision to dissolve the National Assembly, after her National Rally (RN) party currently, led by Jordan Bardella, won around a third of the vote in EU elections, securing 30 seats in the European Parliament. Macron’s Renaissance alliance trailed with around 15% of the vote.

“We’re ready to exercise power if the French people place their trust in us in these future legislative elections,” Le Pen said at a rally on Sunday, shortly after Macron’s shock announcement to hold a parliamentary election. “We’re ready to turn the country around, ready to defend the interests of the French, ready to put an end to mass immigration, ready to make the purchasing power of the French a priority.”

National Rally leader Bardella, who has consistently campaigned for limiting the free movement of migrants by implementing national border controls, and for relaxing EU climate rules, echoed Le Pen’s remarks, saying “France has given its verdict and there is no appeal.” He argued that the results of the vote demonstrate the “determination of our country for the European Union to change direction” with the French people expressing “a desire for change.”

“Emmanuel Macron is tonight a weakened president,” Bardella stated.

Macron’s office justified the decision to dissolve the National Assembly, citing “the historic score of the far-right” and the current “parliamentarian disorder.”

The EU parliamentary election concluded on Sunday after four days of voting. Exit polls have indicated a shift towards support for far-right and conservative parties.

Macron, an ardent advocate of aiding and arming Ukraine in the conflict with Russia, has been accused by Le Pen of “playing politics with war” and “hijacking” the hostilities to achieve his electoral agenda. She slammed Macron’s decision to allow Ukraine to use Western-supplied weapons to strike deeper into Russian territory, arguing it would create a “staggering danger” for France.

Le Pen, a former three-time presidential candidate, has also consistently opposed Ukraine’s admission into NATO and the EU, as well as speaking out against economic sanctions on Russia.

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  1. So, there is going to be a new Prime Minister. Good riddance of little j*** incompetent PM Attal who also was gay as is his ex ” husband” Séjourné actual ” Minister” of foreign affairs who cannot spell and speak French properly ….
    Macron will stay head of state untill 2027.
    Lets only hope that the parliament gets this time capable members. Untill now very little indeed was undertaken by members of parliament to desavow macron s disastrous politics. They were much more involved in fighting each others

  2. Further,
    The new election : when are they going to take place ??? we are already mi- june.
    J.O. in Paris, but not only starting in about a month.
    Summer holidays as school holidays are mid-july untill end august. The warmth periode in France and were many go to the coast.
    It is going to be a total chaos if organized in this periode.
    Further Jordan Bardela ” Prime Minister” ???? Yea, ” good looking” guy that can ” talk properly”.
    Too young and no experience.
    So it probably is going to go from bad to worse.
    Immigration and security which are an important issue in France is impossible to resolve as long as France is part of the EU.
    And Mario Draghi , still in operating the shadow, but it seems he wants to transform the EU in a Federal State after vd leyen gone. France will be then only a region.
    Important issues : and nobody up to face what is already planned

    https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/e8c84b2aefa81dede64dd3aa6cea38307eb89ec5277ed26030061560bb7418eb.jpg

  3. Lets hope he’s gone. Incessantly talking about troops on the ground in Ukraine. Le Pen can only be good for France and maybe Europe, too…….

    • Do not blindly follow the rich dudes in the US. It won’t be too long before Russia’s land in Ukraine will be occupied by Russian troops, armour and air power. Their factories are already wartime geared up. The west is not. A support deal has been done in China too. The west is not ready and never will be. I very much doubt no one in the west will be able to rally their countries to war with those two unconquerable superpowers. You would have to be totally insane. My suggestion is negotiate a settlement. My message to the people in Ukraine is if you want to live like the west then move to the west. However, be careful what you wish for, you might just get it.

      Like it or not, the fact is we have had peace and natural resource trade only because the east is strong.

  4. It seems Europeans are waking up and trying to rid themselvs of the these Far-left Globalist governments.

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