Marine Le Pen denounced Monday in Yonne "
" and "
" of the government and the Republicans on the closings of factories like that of Bridgestone in Béthune, in Pas-de-Calais, where two are expected. ministers this afternoon for a crisis meeting.
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That they stop cynicism, that they stop the hypocrisy and that they really look at what are the consequences of the policy which they lead and for which they vote
", declared the president of the National Rally, on the sidelines of 'a visit to a shelter for mutilated horses.
The candidate already declared for the 2022 presidential election added that she "
did not believe
" that the government would make "
the choice to defend (its) industries
" because "
fundamentally, it is for free trade, it is for competition unfairness represented by massive imports of low-cost production
We can not at the same time come and cry after the companies that are closed with great violence and brutality
", added Marine Le Pen, who had met Friday behind closed doors with employees of Bridgestone at the town hall of Bruay- La-Buissière, a town near Béthune passed the RN.
But (what) is the violence and brutality of ultra-liberalism that people like En Marche defend, people like LR?"
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What I would not want is to see precisely the same thing as with Whirlpool,
" added Marine Le Pen who had made a surprise visit near a factory of this group near Amiens, between the two rounds of the 2017 presidential election, just like Emmanuel Macron, a factory which is now in liquidation.
Ministers Agnès Pannier-Runacher (Industry) and Élisabeth Borne (Labor) are expected Monday in Béthune, where the Japanese tire giant wants to close a site that employs 863 people, for meetings with elected officials of the territory, the European management of Bridgestone and staff representatives.
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The far-right leader suggested asking Bridgestone "
to immediately repay all the sums they have received, either from the state or local authorities, for 5 years
" and to demand from the European Union that Chinese tires "
be taxed at 300%
The member for Pas-de-Calais also asked for "
" of free trade agreements and "
that companies that relocate may possibly be (...) taxed