The National Front Party chief, considered extremist, Marine Le Pen has shown support for the Republican nominee, Donald Trump. She expressed her opinion that rival Hillary Clinton could bring sufferance and war in the world.
Le Pen is a candidate in the 2017 French election for president. Her party relies on anti-immigration rhetoric, but she’s been cautious in speeches, to make her party seem more mainstream.
Le Pen pointed out that for France, the best outcome would be anybody else except Hillary Clinton. For Le Pen, Hillary Clinton means destabilizing the world through conflictual geostrategic choices.
With opinion polls indicating that Le Pen could give a mainstream candidate a tough race, her vision is growing in popularity. Despite that, the majority of voters still would not vote for her.
Both Le Pen and Trump have an anti-system strategy. In an interview released this Wednesday, Le Pen stated that both Trump and she are not insiders and they rely on themselves only, as opposed to those who listen to financial institutions.
So far, Trump has come under fire for his declarations of banning Muslims from entering America. He also got criticized from inside the Republican party for insulting comments towards women, Muslims, and Mexicans.
Le Pen does not believe in cross-border migration within the EU and she does not want France to accept refugees from Syria. She made a comparison between her and Donald Trump.
On the other hand, Francois Hollande has said that Donald Trump makes him want to retch. Hollande feels this way because Trump has spoken badly about a soldier.
He had the Khizr and Ghazala Khan case in mind, where Trump criticized the parents of US Army Captain Humayun Khan. Khan was killed in Iraq in 2004 and received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star post-mortem.
Hollande’s opinion is that democracy is at risk because many people are tempted by authoritarianism. He expressed concern over the US election, which is, in his view, a global election.
A recent opinion poll credits Clinton to be in the lead, with seven points more than Donald Trump has. That’s 46 versus 39 percent.
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