Trump paved the way to defeat ‘Islamic fundamentalism’ and the EU, lauds Marine Le Pen

MARINE LE PEN has lauded Donald Trump’s US election victory, claiming it paves the way for France to defeat “Islamic fundamentalism” and the European Union.

Speaking on the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Ms Le Pen described Mr Trump’s landmark victory as a “referendum” against the establishment.

She said: “Clearly Donald Trump’s victory is an additional stone in the building of a new world destined to replace the old one.

“Obviously, we have to compare this victory with the rejection of the European Constitution by the French people.