In Paris more than 200 thousand people gathered for a rally in support of franö¿ois Fillon. Contrary to expectations, the politician did not declare the end of the campaign and encouraged their supporters not to abandon the struggle. Meanwhile, the change of the candidate in presidents of thinking of his party colleagues.
It was called plan B and the most likely successor to Francois Fillon. The losers in the primaries Alan Jupe is preparing to make a statement to the press. To convince the Fillon intend to leave the three heavyweights of the party. But Fillon from the decision to go to the end not going to give up.
Assessment of the situation and finding the way out of the impasse - the main task of the emergency party Congress, scheduled for the evening. Fillon is preparing to introduce a new team and called for the start of the discussion the country needs reforms. It was said to those gathered at the Trocadero. The French media called the rally a gesture of despair. Fillon said that the only way he can prove both supporters and opponents, how many people support it.
The numbers vary: Fillon says that came to 200 thousand people, the press believes that no more than 80 thousand to return to the discussion of election programs for 1.5 months before the vote and calls on the leader of "National front" marine Le Pen, but in an interview with "France 2" she is forced to comment on the scandal Fillon. Public opinion polls continue to give her 1st place. Followed by independent candidate Emmanuel macron. And then Francois Fillon, who has again lost a couple of points and now can only rely on 17% of the vote.
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