Three days before the second round of the French presidential election, scheduled for next Sunday, Emmanuel Macron visited Saint-Denis today, one of the left-wing fortifications in the Paris suburbs, channeling his speech to criticize defended anti-immigration measures. by Marine Le Pen.
In an on-the-spot intervention, the candidate spoke of a special case of a well-off Moroccan migrant woman, a hospital worker and the mother of two children.
“This young woman is being evicted from her social housing and all the social benefits she is receiving are being withdrawn,” she criticizes.
Le Pen’s government program, as Macron stressed, is a “program of civil war, of discord, if fully applied,” and at the same time it is “inconsistent.”
The resigning president had already warned of the danger of civil war in a televised debate on Wednesday night, the only one face-to-face between the two candidates as Marine Le Pen defended a law banning the use of Islamic scarves in public places. in traffic or on the streets (the use of the Islamic veil is already restricted in schools and other official premises).
Macron classified that measure as contrary to the principle of secularism in the French Republic.
In Saint-Denis, a city of about 100,000 inhabitants north of Paris that voted mostly (61%) in the first round of elections for candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon (left-wing radical) on April 10, Macron tried to attract and mobilize this voter. abstain voters.
Following talks with supporters of Mélenchon’s France Insubmissa last Sunday, some 67% of respondents said they would abstain or abstain in the second round of the French presidential election.
In the first round of the French presidential election, Macron got 27.85 percent of the vote, while his rival got 23.15 percent of the vote.
According to the latest opinion polls, President Macron will lead next Sunday’s vote.