Tuesday, March 07, 2017

#FRANCE: Scandal-Plagued Pres. Cand. Fillon Wins Full Backing Of His Party To Stay In The Race

[world politics news]

Presidential candidate Francois Fillon has won unanimous backing from leaders of his Republicans party in Monday night meeting, giving him hope he has finally silenced those who have consistently called on him to step aside over the last six weeks. The conservative former prime minister has been in torment since January 24 when revelations first emerged that he had paid his wife and children hundreds of thousands of euros from public funds, with little evidence of their work.


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