Republicans’ alliance with far proper: ‘Accident waiting to happen’, specialist says | EUROtoday

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The chief of France’s important right-wing get together on Tuesday backed an alliance with the far proper of Marine Le Pen in snap legislative elections, triggering a disaster inside his personal get together and fury from the federal government. While Republicans chief Eric Ciotti’s announcement got here as a shock to many, Associate Professor in French History and Politics on the Faculty of Arts Paul Smith stated it was an “accident waiting to happen”. “This has been a slow train coming, there is a part of the Republicans that feel closer to the National Rally”, Smith stated.