World News Le Pen blames Macron for French government gridlock Blog

France’s left-wing coalition and President Emmanuel Macron’s centrist bloc are currently battling to put forward competing proposals to form a government. Far-right politician Marine Le Pen says the blame for the political impasse lies squarely with Macron.

The unexpected outcome of Sunday’s snap elections, in which the left-wing New Popular Front (NFP) benefited from a surprise increase but no group won an absolute majority, has plunged France into uncertainty.


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