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Macron Mocks Le Pen's ‘Monopoly Money’ Amid Paris Demonstrations

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French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron mocked rival Marine Le Pen’s plan to create a new national currency and attacked her National Front party for anti democratic efforts as the nation’s tumultuous election enters its final days.

Speaking at a rally in Paris Monday, the 39-year-old candidate warned that Le Pen’s initiative to pull France out of the euro and the European Union would impoverish the country and would be irreversible.