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Donald Trump feels attack in Paris will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

President Donald Trump says he believes Friday's attack in Paris will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming election.


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Donald Trump feels attack in Paris will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Donald Trump feels attack in Paris will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Washington :  

President Donald Trump says he believes Friday's attack in Paris will "probably help" far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France's upcoming election.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump says he is not explicitly endorsing Le Pen. But he says he believes she will be helped by the attack that left a Paris police officer dead, because she's the candidate who is "strongest on borders, and she's the strongest on what's been going on in France."

France's anti-terrorism prosecutor said on Friday the gunman had a note with him defending the Islamic State group.

Trump says he believes the attack will impact how the French people vote in Sunday's first round of voting in the presidential election. He says he's not worried about emboldening terrorists by saying an attack can have an impact on a democratic election.

First Published: Friday, April 21, 2017 11:51 PM

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