Le Pen wants France's National Front to be renamed "National Rally"

From Reuters - March 11, 2018

LILLE, France (Reuters) - French far-right leader Marine Le Pen proposed her National Front party be renamed the National Rally on Sunday, in a bid to shed a brand associated by many voters with racism and anti-Semitism and facilitate alliances with other parties.

Our goal is clear: power, Le Pen told party cardholders gathered in the northern city of Lille for a refoundation congress.

We were originally a protest party, she said. There should be no doubt now that we can be a ruling party.


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