October 4, 2022

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France has a new conservative figurehead who’s looking to topple President Macron

CNBC

By Silvia Amaro

June 28, 2021

There’s a new face in French politics who could pose a serious challenge to President Emmanuel Macron and his re-election ambitions.

Xavier Bertrand, a politician from the center-right Les Republicains party, won Sunday’s regional vote with around 52% of support in the northern region of Hauts-de-France. He beat the candidate from the far right, who got around 26% of the votes, according to exit polls published by France’s interior ministry.

Read more…https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/28/frances-xavier-bertrand-macron-and-le-pen-have-a-new-rival-.html

 

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