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The Debate

Fillon, Le Pen cry 'witch hunt' over corruption probes (part 1)

When the French head to the polls to pick a president this spring, there could be two candidates under formal investigation. But, as we’ve seen in the United States, facing legal woes doesn’t necessarily mean that National Front leader Marine Le Pen or Les Républicains’ candidate François Fillon will lose out in the race. Both of them accuse the media of conducting a witch-hunt and the judiciary of being biased. What are the consequences of what's been said so far and what's still to come?


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Produced by Yi SONG, François WIBAUX and Laure FOURQUET.

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