January 26, 2021

Le Pen: Far-right heir hopes to become France’s first female president.

French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen at a press conference at her campaign headquarters in Paris, April 21, 2017. (AFP Photo/Lionel Bonaventure) PARIS (AFP) — Far-right leader Marine Le Pen wept for joy when her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, the bogeyman of French politics, made it to […]

After Trump Win, Parallel Path Is Seen for Marine Le Pen of France’s Far Right

HÉNIN-BEAUMONT, France — It was a moment of intense French patriotism on a sunny Friday, Armistice Day. A band blared “La Marseillaise,” the national anthem. Shouts of “Vive la France!” filled the chilly November air. And there, too, was Marine Le Pen, leader of the far-right National Front party, beaming. Before Donald J. Trump’s presidential […]

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