Marine Le Pen Wins French Parliamentary Seat, but Key Aides Miss Out

PARIS — French far-right leader Marine Le Pen on Sunday won a seat in France’s parliament, as did her partner Louis Aliot, but two of her top aides were eliminated in a night where her arch rival Emmanuel Macron’s party swept to power with a huge majority.

Florian Philippot, her righthand man in the National Front (FN), failed to win the seat he was fighting, and Gilbert Collard, another top adviser who was one of only two far-right lawmakers in the 2012-2017 parliament, lost his seat.

(Reporting by Andrew Callus; Editing by Leigh Thomas)

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2 Responses to “Marine Le Pen Wins French Parliamentary Seat, but Key Aides Miss Out”

  1. daveyone1 Says:

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