PARIS - One week after her defeat in the French presidential election, Marine Le Pen returned to the head of the Front National. The National Population Politics had temporarily surrendered its party's presidency to Steeve Briois to be able to focus fully on the struggle with the Socialist Emmanuel Macron. The leader of the political movement The Republic on its way! Was elected new president in the second round of elections.
'I'm grateful for the trust you've had in me,' said Briois to Le Pen. 'Today she takes over the presidency. '
Macron received 66 percent of the votes in the race for the presidency. Le Pen had to do it with 34 percent. The Front National is now on the candidate list for the parliamentary elections in June.