French judges ask for Le Pen's parliamentary immunity to be lifted: Supply -

French judges ask for Le Pen’s parliamentary immunity to be lifted: Supply

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Marine Le Pen, French National Front (FN) political party leader and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, at a political rally in Saint-Herblain near Nantes, France, February 26, 2017.Stephane Mahe | Reuters

Marine Le Pen, French Nationwide Entrance (FN) political social gathering chief and candidate for French 2017 presidential election, at a political rally in Saint-Herblain close to Nantes, France, February 26, 2017.

French judges investigating far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen’s alleged misuse of European Union funds to pay for social gathering assistants have requested for her European parliamentary immunity to be lifted, a judicial supply stated on Friday.

Requested on franceinfo TV station whether or not she was calling on MEPs to reject the request, Le Pen stated: “It is a debate that we are going to have on the European parliament’s authorized committee” and declined to remark additional.

Final month, European lawmakers lifted her immunity in a separate case which issues her tweeting footage of Islamic State violence.