Paris Terror Attack Will 'Probably Help' Marine Le Pen in Election

Paris Terror Attack Will 'Probably Help' Marine Le Pen in Election

Trump offered condolences to France and called the attack "a bad thing" during a joint news conference Thursday with the Italian prime minister at the White House. And what can you say?

"There would be a sell-off in risk assets and wider spreads - not just on French bonds, but also those of peripheral countries", El-Erian said.

She added: "I think generally, and in very general terms indeed, if anyone is responsible, then it is those in power at the time, not France as such".

It's not exactly shocking that President Trump is a fan of France's anti-immigrant, anti-EU, Muslim-bashing presidential contender Marine Le Pen. And the implication was unmistakable.

Winner: Will far right politicians like Marine Le Pen rise in popularity after the attacks in France? Her policies have been compared to those of Trump, who similarly ran on a platform of economic nationalism and a promise to restore law and order.

Le Pen and Trump have been connected in the past, notes Salon: "Le Pen and Trump have been said to represent the emerging anti-globalist movement that has taken Europe and the United States".

Immediately after the attack, Le Pen reiterated her calls for border controls and a crackdown on radical Islam.

It was unclear whether the attack would tip the balance of the vote in favour of Le Pen, who has vowed to take a tough line on "Islamic terrorism". He suggested he was merely putting on his political prognosticator hat.

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'But I'm not going to weigh in on - I'll let the voters of France decide this Sunday what direction they want their country to go in, ' he said.

Except he is. He's the president. The attack came conspicuously in the middle of a primetime televised debate for the four frontrunners and seven other presidential candidates, spurring speculation the assailant, Karim Cheurfi, was actively trying to sway the election.

Trump continued: "Again, it's happening, it seems".

And it's not like Trump spends lots of his time weighing in on foreign politics, if he even follows them.

Mr Macron was one point ahead on 24 per cent. Should Le Pen win, it could deal a hammer blow to the European Union, which is still reeling from Britain's decision to leave the bloc. I just saw it as I was walking in, so that's a awful thing.

Le Pen's father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, was expelled from the National Front party for extreme views on immigration, sexual orientation and the holocaust.

"The perpetrator was flagged for radicalization", Thooris, a member of the Central Board of Le Pen's National Front party and head of the Association for Patriots of Jewish Faith, wrote on Facebook.

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