Jean-Marie Le Pen Endorses Donald Trump

Today, Donald Trump received an endorsement from yet another extremist politician who holds a special affection for Nazi Germany. Jean-Marie Le Pen wrote that, “If I were American, I would vote Donald Trump.”

Le Pen, the founder of the National Front Party in France, has made a habit of defending Nazi Germany from criticisms, saying that the Nazi occupation of France “was not particularly inhumane, even if there were a few blunders,” and characterizing the gas chambers in Nazi death camps as a mere “point of detail”. Le Pen has also suggested that historians should do more to question the number of people killed by the Nazis during World War II.

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