After the launch of her presidential campaign in Fréjus on 13 September, the leader of took centre stage in Paris for a special press conference on Tuesday. Outshined in the media by , a far-right TV pundit who is also predicted to join the presidential race, chose the right moment to unveil a very controversial bill she drafted.
To pass the controversial bill, Ms Le Pen’s bill announced she will implement a national referendum which is allowed under the French constitution but rarely used.
The last major referendum was in 2005, when French people voted against France ratifying a European Constitution.
She said: “If I were to be elected president, I would implement a referendum with one single question: ‘Do you approve of the C2I [Citizenship, Identity, Immigration] bill?’
“The bill consists of a full plan to take back control of immigration.
“What we’re offering is a [REPORT]
“I am convinced the French people will place us against Emmanuel Macron because we defend very different models of society.
“He stands for unregulated globalisation, I defend the nation, which remains the best structure to defend our identity, security, freedom and prosperity.”