Marine Le Pen doesn’t wish to give all the sunshine to Jordan Bardella | EUROtoday

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During the meeting of Jordan Bardella and Marine Le Pen in Perpignan, May 1, 2024.

Marine Le Pen's public diary, despatched each week to the press, is normally stuffed with holes like an Emmental cheese. A gathering with occasion leaders right here, a query to the federal government there and, for all we all know, it's already the weekend.

But, for the reason that starting of May, the chief of the deputies of the National Rally (RN) has been operating in all places. One morning, she is on BFM-TV, the information channel on which she promised to not set foot once more. Thursday May 16, she is the principle visitor on “L'Evénement”, the political present on France 2, the place she tries to place herself as the principle opponent of Emmanuel Macron, by discussing New Caledonia, the debt and the European Union (EU), judged responsible of all evils.

Per week earlier, the MP for Pas-de-Calais eats strawberries, smells the flowers and smiles for selfies at a horticultural truthful in Aube. On May 7, she invited herself as an American star to a Jordan Bardella assembly in Moselle: “I couldn't resist the temptation to take part on this pleasant assembly! », the far-right chief's antics. A really comprehensible temptation: why would she not participate within the occasion which is looming on June 9, the night of the European elections, the place her occasion might, in keeping with the polls, get hold of twice as many votes because the presidential camp?

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Marine Le Pen's entry into the marketing campaign will even push her past French borders: on Sunday May 19, she plans to go to Madrid, on the invitation of the reactionary and nationalist Spanish occasion Vox, the place she’s going to meet the libertarian Argentinian president. , Javier Milei, and a few American conservatives. It doesn't matter that Vox shouldn’t be his ally, or that these excessive right-wingers have, on financial and societal points, extra assertive and fixed visions than his personal: all of them agree within the rejection of foreigners and the EU. Marine Le Pen additionally didn’t draw back from her pleasure when she observed that Eric Zemmour and Marion Maréchal, whose presence had been introduced by their occasion, Reconquest!, had disappeared from the poster when she introduced her participation.

An inevitable fratricidal duel?

Why should Marine Le Pen be current and never Jordan Bardella, when the latter – as head of the RN listing for the European elections – is meant to barter, the day after June 9, the place of his formation within the reconfiguration of the novel rights within the European Parliament? “Jordan [Bardella] can't do every part, she stated to World. And I've identified these individuals for a really very long time. We don't share every part however they’re pragmatic. They know our likelihood of coming to energy in 2027, and with it the prospect of management at European degree. And that's why I'm going there. »

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