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RAn appointment was given to the Peacock. “Modern-chic” bistro like there are a whole bunch on this cosmopolitan Champs-Élysées district, in Paris, the place the Reconquête workers! had the curious concept of ​​establishing his marketing campaign headquarters for these European elections… Behind the broad shoulders of his bodyguard Marion Maréchal seems on the appointed time, with a hurried step. Glued to her telephone, the younger lady apologizes with a smile and a wave of her hand. Time so as to add a remaining phrase of help and encouragement to his interlocutor, Isabelle Surply. This good friend of fifteen years, identified within the ranks of the National Front, immediately regional councilor of Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Reconquest and goal of dying threats for having denounced in Saint-Chamond, within the Loire, a mosque linked to the activists Turkish Islamo-nationalists…

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We climb the mountain in sandals and with a backpackMarion Maréchal

Sitting on the desk, the thirty-year-old orders a café crème which she is not going to contact. The make-up inherited from his time on LCI, that very morning, struggles to cover his considerably drawn eyes… The fault lies along with his twenty-month-old youthful daughter who, between midnight and 6 within the morning, determined to make him pay for his repeated absences for electoral causes. The fault additionally lies on this marketing campaign which, for eight months now, has confirmed to be a bit extra difficult than some would have hoped…

“We climb the mountain in sandals and with a backpack… I consider that I am really learning to do politics today. I am no longer “a granddaughter of” who simply has to unwind… You have to stay collectively to exist,” she says. Like just lately, by calling out “Where is the mother” on social networks, in response to photographs printed by a gay couple of kids ensuing from surrogacy (GPA). An exit which, if it brought about controversy, additionally allowed it to rise to round 8% of voting intentions in a number of barometers, together with that of the Point.

In reality, neither in the course of the legislative elections of 2012 nor in the course of the regional elections of 2015 the place she was a candidate beneath the National Front label, the granddaughter of Jean-Marie Le Pen was on this place of challenger. A scenario that’s all of the extra delicate when inside dissensions come up. As revealed Point, only a few weeks in the past, nothing was going effectively between the pinnacle of the listing and the president of the Reconquest! occasion, Éric Zemmour, to the purpose that they stopped talking to one another for some time. “We put everything on the table and ended up finding a modus vivendi, now swears Marion Maréchal. Everyone learns to work together. » The great reconciliation is about to be staged, in the form of a major joint interview with Marion Maréchal and Éric Zemmour, on the front page of JDD this Sunday, May 5…

At the National Front, I was in a dead endMarion Maréchal

But, deep down, doesn't the former muse of the flame party harbor some remorse for having thus broken with her family party, when the latter's candidate, her young rival Jordan Bardella, peaks in the polls in the beyond 30% voting intentions? “At the National Front, I was in an impasse. I could no longer defend my ideas, unless I faced an internal conflict. There were all these forbidden words, like ethnic French, great replacement, anti-White racism, Islamist fifth column, she lists. Today I am exactly in the best place to defend what I believe in. Where I keep, whatever happens, my freedom of tone and speech. » A freedom which Marion Maréchal uses, in particular, to ensure that Reconquest! and the National Rally are in his eyes less enemies than “complementary”. Way to acknowledge that its goal is to not forestall Marine Le Pen from profitable in 2027… To the nice dismay of the Zemmourist clan.