Marine Le Pen launches her legislative campaign in Hénin-Beaumont and targets Jean-Luc Mélenchon

“Reality is that Jean-Luc Mélenchon had Emmanuel Macron elected,” said the candidate for his re-election in Pas-de-Calais on Sunday.

Le Monde with AFP

After a few days of vacation, Marine Le Pen is back. The candidate of the National Rally reached the second round of the presidential election launched, Sunday, May 8, her campaign for the legislative elections in Hénin-Beaumont (Pas-de-Calais), where she is a candidate for her own succession. M le Pen returned to the presidential campaign by targeting Jean-Luc Mélenchon, one of the officials, according to her, of the re-election of Emmanuel Macron.

“The fable of Jean-Luc Mélenchon opposing Emmanuel Macron, we may stop, now … It lasted fifteen days, it made everyone laugh,” she said when he arrived in This Municipality RN, in the 11 e district of Pas-de-Calais, where it has been elected deputy since 2017. “He plays the madmen’s madmen, he overlayed insolence towards the president “Launched the ex-presidential candidate RN. But “reality is that Jean-Luc Mélenchon had Emmanuel Macron elected”, asking his voters not to vote for her, she said. “It discredits him absolutely to be able to put himself in the posture of the opponent.”

M me le Pen also made fun of the head of rebellious France, who has been trying in recent weeks to lead the gathering to the left. “To be able to win a legislative, he would have to agree to introduce himself, already. It would be a good start,” she said, Mr. Mélenchon having announced that he would not himself be a candidate.

a crowd bath and a “national defense” discourse

The unhappy candidate for the presidential election took a crowd at the city market and multiplied the selfies, before participating in a ceremony of 8-May. She said she hoped that the RN would enter “in force in the National Assembly” to counter “the social policy that Emmanuel Macron wants to implement”.

“We will also fight against laxity, the one we have seen at work for five years in matters of insecurity, immigration, which is one of the points or the alliance between Mélenchon and Macron is perhaps The most dangerous, “she said, assuring that there will be RN candidates” absolutely everywhere “. The elected far right elected, during her visit, a wreath at the cemetery for the ceremony of 8-May, alongside the mayor RN of the town, Steeve Briois.

“After the tragic xx e century, now, seventy-seven years later, the hideous noises of war in Europe arise, these images of destruction and desolation all the way Antenna, the waves of tears and blood before our eyes, the torrent of refugees by millions on our doors, “she said in her speech. “Peace, which we believe immutable and definitive, is not. (…) The assault on Ukraine proves us (…) the need for all countries to guarantee the means of their own defense national “, added the one who was accused by her opponents of convenience with Putin Russia during the presidential campaign.

M me le Pen will face in particular in his constituency at Marine Tondelier (EELV), municipal opposition councilor in Hénin-Beaumont, invested by the new popular, ecological and social union (Nuts) . She was spokesperson for environmentalist candidate Yannick Jadot, who failed just below the 5 % of the votes cast.

/Media reports.