Friday, February 17, 2017

Express - Le Pen surge mirrors Trump charge to power - "Le Pen victory ... would bring about the biggest crisis in the EU history"

MARINE Le Pen has dramatically slashed the gap to her rivals and could be set to emulate Donald Trump’s shock charge towards the White House, the latest polls for the French presidential election show today.

The Front National leader has reeled in both her conservative rival Francois Fillon and centrist Emmanuel Macron and now sits on a similar level of support to that attracted by the Republican 80 days ahead of his surprise victory. 
Polling for the all-important second round of voting to decide who will become the next French president shows she is still lagging behind both men, but by a significantly smaller margin that just a few weeks ago. ...