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Who is Marine Le Pen?

Marine Le Pen is a far-right, eurosceptic politician who leads the Rassemblement National (National Rally) party in France. She made it to the final round of the French presidential election in 2017, when she was beaten by Emmanuel Macron. National Rally won the 2019 European Parliament elections in France, gaining 23 seats. The party’s MEPs have joined Matteo Salvini’s Identity and Democracy group.

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