POLITICS – After having hampered the start of the candidate RN’s campaign, will Éric Zemmour create a mess in the Le Pen family? In view of the exchanges between Marine Le Pen and her niece by media interposed this Thursday, September 23, he is almost there. The former Member of Parliament for Vaucluse, officially a young retiree from political life, is currently in Hungary to participate in a summit on family and demography around President Viktor Orban.
A meeting of the identity right in which former US vice-president Mike Pence took part and where Eric Zemmour is expected this Friday. On the spot, Marion Maréchal, who made remarks very close to those of the polemicist from the rostrum, was therefore questioned by the press on the presidential ambitions of the one who agitates the media sphere. And while giving the air of not touching it so “not to harm” her aunt’s countryside, Jean-Marie Le Pen’s granddaughter allowed herself to make a strange comment.
“Anything can happen in a presidential campaign. All the scenarios that are always announced can sometimes be called into question. What is certain is that I wouldn’t venture to say that the second round scenario is over, ”she said. An exit that sounds like a questioning of the presence of Marine Le Pen in the second round, while never another scenario than that of his return match against Emmanuel Macron has been observed in the polls since 2017. Which, inevitably, somewhat irritated the candidate of the RN, who answered on the sidelines of a trip to Hayange in Moselle.
“Nothing is ever written, and nothing is, in this case, played. But I think that Marion, who has moved away from political life, may no longer have the necessary sensors ”, retorted Marine Le Pen, estimating that“ his distance from the political field probably makes him think that the media turmoil corresponds to political reality ”. A sort of double-target statement, addressed to both Marion Maréchal and Eric Zemmour, whom she believes “has no chance of winning”.
Marion Maréchal-le Pen affirms that the second round is not played, Marine Le Pen answers: “His remoteness from the political field makes him think that the media agitation corresponds to the political reality” pic.twitter.com/GfvS2HiOjT
It must be said that among his supporters, Eric Zemmour has many close to Marion Maréchal. This leaves doubt on the intentions of the latter, which could, according to some, cross the patronymic Rubicon to provide support to the polemicist during the campaign.
“Of course she will. It will be a mistake, but she will. Since appearing with Florian Philippot, she has been capable of anything. It’s no coincidence that the two will end up in Hungary, ”an intimate of the Le Pen clan told HuffPost earlier this week. An analysis which may explain the promptness with which Marine Le Pen responded to his niece, while Eric Zemmour is still not officially a candidate.
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