Sarkozy and the 'cash scandal'

1 min

After the Joyandet, Blanc and Woerth cases, French President Nicolas Sarkozy is now accused of being given money by the heirs of the L’Oréal fortune when he was mayor of Neuilly and for his presidential campaign in 2007. Are these allegations credible and is there a cover-up? How much trouble is Nicolas Sarkozy in? With the current political storm now clearly about campaign financing, how do you finance politics fairly without breaking the law?

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A debate with François Picard and guests
 
Charles GIVADINOVITCH, President of the Progressists’ Youth Movement
Victor VIDILLES, General Secretary of the Socialists’ Youth Movement
Arthur GOLDHAMMER, Senior Affiliate at the Harvard Center for European Studies and moderator of http://artgoldhammer.blogspot.com/ (by phone from Cambridge, Massachusetts)
Catherine NORRIS-TRENT, France 24 (via satellite from the National Assembly)
 
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Programme prepared by Yi Song and Perrine Desplats

 

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