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Farage: Marine Le Pen “Has A Huge Amount In Common” With Brexit And Trump


Former UKIP leader joins FNC's Shannon Bream to discuss the French presidential election and nationalist candidate Marine Le Pen. SHANNON BREAM (HOST): OK, so let's talk about your take on the parallels between Trump and [Marine] Le Pen. Are they an exact match? How is that viewed there in France? NIGEL FARAGE: Well, it's very interesting. The way the international media are portraying this Macron is a centrist. He's nice. He's cuddly. He's the really good guy. Quite why he's called centrist when he was minister in a hard left, socialist government, I don't know. And then Le Pen is painted out to be far right. Now, let me just tell you something. The origins of the French Front National may well have been far right, but she's dragged them, I think, a long way from that. And, in terms of security, in terms of believing in sovereignty, in many of those things, she has a huge amount in common with firstly the Brexit campaign and secondly with President Trump.

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