Critics swiftly accuse the two U.S. allies of playing loyal deputies to an unpredictable American leader, viewed by many in Europe with suspicion or outright scorn.
The move is part of a makeover designed to revive the nationalist party's fortunes after Marine Le Pen's resounding loss in last year's presidential election to Emmanuel Macron.
The French president has made clear he won’t accept economic immigrants, wants those who don’t qualify for asylum expelled and doesn’t want them even trying to come.
She is victorious again after 12 years in power, but some of her supporters are dismayed by the gains of the AfD, the first far-right party to enter parliament in over 50 years.
Marion Maréchal-Le Pen was considered by many to be the rising star of France's far-right National Front party, but that changed this week.
Emmanuel Macron has been declared the next president of France, despite eleventh-hour twists leading up to Sunday's runoff.
The term "populist" has a clear historical origin in the United States. It's important we claim it. (Pictured: Marine Le Pen)
The first round of voting in France’s presidential election marks another step in the emergence of a new political world in the Western democracies.
Daniel Delomez (pictured) has threatened to resign after 38 percent of the electorate in Annezin, his town in northern France, endorsed the far-right candidate.