Home Global Politics Maid-grew to change into-MP Rachel Keke, contemporary star of French left, admits previously backing Marine Le Pen

Maid-grew to change into-MP Rachel Keke, contemporary star of French left, admits previously backing Marine Le Pen

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FRENCH LEGISLATIVE ELECTIONS

Issued on: 23/06/2022 – 16: 33

Rachel Keke, MP for leftist France Unbowed celebration and a member of the left-soar NUPES coalition, on the National Assembly in Paris on June 21, 2022. © Julien de Rosa, AFP

Newly elected MP Rachel Keke of the laborious-left France Unbowed celebration has admitted sharing posts supporting some distance-correct chief Marine Le Pen at some level of the 2017 elections. Keke entered politics after making a title for herself by successful an nearly two-300 and sixty five days-long wrestle for better stipulations at the Paris hotel the establish she labored.

A ancient cleaner as of late elected to France’s parliament on a left-soar alliance mark has admitted to sharing posts years ago in make stronger of some distance-correct chief Marine Le Pen, but insisted she had modified her views.

Laborious-left France Unbowed (LFI) MP Rachel Keke beat French President Emmanuel Macron’s ancient sports activities minister Roxana Maracineanu in Sunday’s legislative elections that saw Macron lose his majority. 

Keke made a title for herself after successful a gruelling 22-month-long wrestle for better working stipulations in the Paris hotel the establish she cleaned, sparking LFI’s proposal that she bustle for MP as portion of the comprehensive NUPES left-soar alliance. 

Days after being elected, messages surfaced that seem to uncover her make stronger for Le Pen and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, whose Russia- and Iran-backed regime is accused of crimes against humanity.

Keke, 48, allegedly shared posts backing Le Pen at some level of the 2017 election and train material from the some distance-correct online page material Fdesouche, in step with Fdesouche itself, which compiled a series of posts.

On Facebook Keke did no longer dispute the allegations but insisted she had modified since a labour battle against world hotel extensive Accor, which owns the Ibis hotel the establish she labored.

“About a years ago, I shared on Facebook posts that completely originate no longer replicate who I am and what I stand for as of late in my political battle,” Keke acknowledged leisurely on Wednesday. 

“I learnt loads from my union wrestle and the fight at Ibis Batignolles… As MP for LFI and NUPES, I fully portion the struggles and values of these organisations,” Keke added. 

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