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I will protect you, Le Pen tells voters

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 01:38

Marine Le Pen turns to her key campaign topics of immigration and globalisation to galvanise her supporters with less than a week to go until the first round of the French presidential election.

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(ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION) Far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday (April 16) sought to mobilise her supporters six days ahead of France's most unpredictable presidential election in decades by pledging to suspend all immigration and protect voters from globalisation. Opinion polls have for months shown Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron qualifying on Sunday for the May 7 run-off, but the gap with conservative Francois Fillon and far-leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon has been tightening. While no polls have shown Le Pen missing out on the run-off, they are now within the margin of error and any two of the four top candidates has a shot at qualifying. Polls have consistently shown her losing that second round.

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I will protect you, Le Pen tells voters

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 01:38