French populist Marine Le Pen's hope of winning the presidential election comes down to how many voters stay home on election day. And I think it is totally unacceptable from the civil servants at the European Union level.
She has also begun launching the expected attacks on Emmanuel Macron, calling him weak on terrorism.
The 39-year-old, contesting his first-ever election, will face Le Pen in a runoff vote on May 7.
Le Pen, who has been hoping to emulate Donald Trump's victory in the USA, said the French faced a choice between "runaway globalisation" and a protectionist France.
Baroin, 51 and a rising star within The Republicans, said in an interview on CNews television; "I will be available to. head the government according to the will of the French people".
"Some have woken up with a hangover because Le Pen is there".
As Macron was meeting with union leaders from the Whirlpool plant in northern France, Le Pen popped up outside the factory itself, amid its workers in bright-yellow hazard vests, and declared herself the candidate of France's workers.
Speaking to 20 Minuten, SVP MP Roland Rino Büchel said Le Pen was actually a left-winger who favoured state control, and that her policies were "not enough to bring France back on track".
"Nothing's won yet", Macron said during a visit to a hospital near Paris.
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There are many unusual features of this first-round vote, but let's start with the fact that the French polls accurately predicted the outcome.
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In the rest of French-speaking Switzerland Macron narrowly beat Fillion, with the two candidates taking 33 percent and 31 percent of the vote respectively.
Since securing her berth in the runoff, Le Pen has turbo-charged her campaign with a string of appearances and statements, leaving her opponent on the back foot. He has attracted known talent from Mitterand, Chirac, Hollande factions, but can this positive and Global vision counteract Marine Le Pen's slogan driven, tough on crime, terrorism, xenophobic, nostalgic, anti-globalization, anti-Europe Front National?
Criticism came from all quarters Tuesday, including from her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, the long-time nationalist leader who questioned her campaign.
Arsenal were busy beating Manchester City in the FA Cup semi-final on Sunday, meaning that Wenger did not get a chance to vote in person but his wife voted for him by proxy, after Wenger went to the French embassy in Kensington to arrange it.
Merkel wished Macron "all the best for the next two weeks". She told France 2 that France was approaching a "decisive moment".
Also looming for France after the presidential election are legislative polls in June. In the 2012 election, the two extremes, again Le Pen and Melenchon, attracted more total votes than either Socialist Francois Hollande or Republican Nicholas Sarkozy.