French Judges Seek Legal Action Against Le Pen One Week Before Election

French judges have asked the European Parliament to lift presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s immunity in an investigation of her alleged misuse of European Union funds.
Le Pen is accused of using her parliamentary aides for party activities at the expense of the EU. The Paris prosecutor’s office said Friday that a request was filed March 29 to lift Le Pen’s immunity as a member of the European Parliament so she can face possible prosecution in France. The request is unlikely to be approved before the French election on April 23.
The populist National Front leader didn’t seem too concerned with the

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