French judges order seizure of 2 million euros of subsidies due to Le Pen’s party

FILE PHOTO: French politician Marine Le Pen, delivers a speech to announce the new name of the far-right National Front political party, that becomes the National Rally (Rassemblement National) party, during a national council in Bron, near Lyon, France, June 1, 2018. REUTERS/Emmanuel Foudrot/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – French judges investigating an alleged misuse of EU funds by Marine Le Pen’s far-right party have decided to block 2 million euros of state subsidies due to be handed out to the party, Le Pen and a judicial source said on Sunday. In France, political parties receive public subsidies that depend on […]

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