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A well-known congressman withdrew from the Republican Party to help “unify” all French right-wing voters

French far-right presidential candidate Eric Zemmour received a major boost before the election after welcoming his famous conservative MP Guillaume Peltier.

Peltier, a former member of the National Front and deputy leader of the Republican Party (LR), announced on Sunday that he would withdraw support for LR nominee Valerie Pecresse and join Zemur’s campaign Activities, in his opinion, Zemur is the only candidate”Accept the union of rights.

Valérie Pécresse rejected the voters of Marine Le Pen; Marina Le Pen rejected the voters of the Republican Party. Therefore, we will lay the foundation for France’s first party, and ultimately bring together all right-wing voters, Republicans, patriots and independents.,” Peltier claimed in a press release.

In an interview with Europe 1, Peltier further explained that he decided to leave Pecrese because in his opinion, Pecrese’s political position is too close to the current President Emmanuel Macron.

Valerie Pecres as Emmanuel Macron,” he emphasized.

Talking about his support for Zemmour’s “vision”Strong france“He said his defection was a choiceCourage, not career.

However, Peltier’s career is unlikely to be affected too much: According to French media reports, the 45-year-old was the spokesperson for Nicolas Sarkozy at some point, and he will be Zemu again. Er and his Land Recapture Party assume the same responsibility again.

According to opinion polls, Eric Zemur’s anti-immigration and anti-Islamic speeches often make headlines and are currently ranked fourth in the presidential election: Macron, Pecrese, and Marina behind the right-wing national rallies. Le Pen party.

The first round of the French presidential election will be held on April 10.

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