Marine Le Pen, questioned about possible new defections in her camp for the benefit of Eric Zemmour, summoned those who want to leave to do so ” now “denouncing a “unbearable taqiya”on the sidelines of a trip to Madrid on Saturday.
The day after the statements of her niece Marion Maréchal who said she leaned more towards her rival Eric Zemmour, the candidate of the National Rally for the presidential election warned in a firm tone those who would like to imitate the RN MEPs Jérôme Rivière and Gilbert Collard who have already “crossed the Rubicon”.
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that “Those who want to leave leave. But they are leaving now! »she said, when asked about MEP Nicolas Bay who accompanies her to Madrid but refused to say on Saturday whether he would be by her side until the first round of the presidential election.
The candidate clarified that these remarks were not aimed at Nicolas Bay in particular but applied ” generally “ to those who would like to leave it.
“Because what is unbearable is the taqiya for which they themselves reproach the Islamists”she added during a tense microphone with the press, in reference to the concept in the Muslim religion recommending to conceal his belief in case of danger.
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“It’s a total lack of dignity”
“I consider that we can change sides, but we have to do it now because we have 70 days before a major event for the future of the French”she added on the sidelines of a meeting with her far-right and sovereigntist allies in Europe.
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“To have people who, today, pretend to be here, when in reality, their heart or their spirit is elsewhere, it was unbearable. It is a total lack of dignity, of respect for all of our activists who fight, them, with conviction, with heart, with courage, but also all of our voters “she said again.
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Marine Le Pen had judged “violent” Friday that her niece was thinking of joining her rival, insisting on “the personal aspect” of their relationship and ensuring that they are “better placed” to win in April than Mr. Zemmour.
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The RN candidate (around 17%) is given in the polls in second place in the first round, neck and neck with the LR candidate Valérie Pécresse, ahead of Eric Zemmour (13%).