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Trump Says Paris Attack Will Probably Help Le Pen in French Election

  • U.S. president tweets as French voters go to polls Sunday
  • ‘People of France will not take much more of this,’ Trump says
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How the Paris Terror Attack Could Change the Election

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U.S. President Donald Trump predicted the attack in Paris in which a police officer was killed on the Champs-Élysée “will have a big effect” on the French presidential election, bolstering far-right candidate Marine Le Pen.

“Another terrorist attack in Paris,” Trump said on Twitter on Friday morning. “The people of France will not take much more of this. Will have a big effect on presidential election!"