Marine Le Pen

The FN’s messages also attracted media attention: a new Mitterrand-inspired poster that depicted her in a rural landscape with the phrase « Appeased France » was a response to surveys that showed that she was still controversial to large parts of the French electorate. The satirical tone of the poster led to the slogan being changed to « In the name of the French people ». The FN logo and the name Le Pen were removed from campaign posters.

Le Pen launched her candidacy on 4 and 5 February 2017 in Lyon with the promise of the possibility of a referendum on France’s participation of the European Union if she was unable to achieve her territorial, financial and economic goals for the country within six months of renegotiation negotiations in negotiations with the EU. Her first appearance as a candidate on television, four days later, garnered the highest ratings on France 2 since the previous presidential election (16.70% and 3.7 million viewers). [126] Her 2017 presidential campaign focused on Le Pen as a softer feminine, feminine character, and featured a a blue rose as her primary emblem of her campaign. [127]

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Main article: 2017 Marine Le Pen presidential campaign

On March 2, 2017, the European Parliament voted to remove Le Pen’s immunity to prosecution for tweeting images of violence. Le Pen had tweeted an image of beheaded journalist James Foley in December of 2015, but the image was deleted following a request from Foley’s family. Le Pen also faced prosecution for the alleged use of EU Parliament funds for her own political party. the suspension of her immunity to prosecution didn’t apply to the ongoing investigation into abuse of the funds of Parliament by the FN. [128]


Marine Le Pen and Vladimir Putin in Moscow on 24 March 2017

Le Pen was in contact with several current heads of state, including Michel Aoun from Lebanon,[129] Idriss deby from Chad,[130] and Vladimir Putin.[131[131]

[132] Arson attacks on the first floor of the building that was home to Le Pen’s campaign headquarters occurred at around 3:30 am on 13 April 2017 [133It was a [133

2017: Le Pen argued France as a nation was not the one to blame for the Vi roundup ‘d’Hiv’ in which Paris policemen were able to detain Jewish citizens and transferred the detained to Auschwitz during the Holocaust. She reiterated a Gaullist theory that claimed France was not represented through the Vichy regime, but rather Charles de Gaulle’s Free France.[134]

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