'National Rally': Le Pen proposes new party name for National Front

'National Rally': Le Pen proposes new party name for National Front
 

France's far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed changing her party's name to National Rally from National Front in a bid to improve its image.
She told members that the party was no longer a "protest party" but a "ruling party".
The plan to change the party's name was approved by a slim majority and members will get to vote again on the proposal.
Ms Le Pen was defeated by President Emmanuel Macron in a run-off vote last year.
Since then the party has lost voters and Ms Le Pen has come under attack from her father Jean-Marie Le Pen, who founded the party in 1972.... read more

 
11 March 2018 in World News, Views: 81
Source: BBC
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