France election: Fillon fights back to win full party support

Embattled French presidential hopeful Francois Fillon has fought off a rebellion to secure the unanimous support of his conservative party, The Republicans.

Fillon is embroiled in a fake jobs scandal in which it is claimed he misused public funds.

But an emergency meeting on Monday, hours after party heavyweight Alain Juppé ruled out challenging Fillon, ended with French Senate leader Gerard Larcher announcing:

“After extensive debate, the political committee has unanimously reiterated its su…
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