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France's Macron visits farm, says Le Pen project is "dangerous"

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 00:41

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron criticises his opponent Marine Le Pen, calling her plans for France 'dangerous.' Rough cut, no reporter narration.

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ROUGH CUT, (NO REPORTER NARRATION) French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron took his campaign to the French countryside on Saturday (April 29), where he met with farmers and criticised the project of his opponent, far-right leader Marine Le Pen. He opposed his programme to hers, saying his was one of "conquest" whereas her was one of "withdrawal". He didn't react directly to Le Pen announcing she would choose nationalist Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, who won 4.7 percent of votes in the first round on April 23, as prime minister, instead saying Le Pen's project was "dangerous for the country". Earlier on Saturday, Macron's party En Marche! (Onwards!) called on Le Pen to condemn comments her father made about a ceremony for a policeman who was killed in an attack in Paris last week. Jean-Marie Le Pen, 88 years old and the founder of the National Front, objected to a speech made at the ceremony by the gay officer's partner. Macron said the comments showed the true colour of the National Front, the party whose leadership Marine Le Pen took over from her father in 2011.

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France's Macron visits farm, says Le Pen project is "dangerous"

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 00:41