Bannon tells French far right ‘history is on our side’

Former top Trump aide has addressed the party conference of a National Front that is seeking to bounce back from electoral setbacks.

US President Donald Trump‘s former chief strategist has told the French National Front party it should accept accusations of racism with pride.

Steve Bannon praised party leader Marine Le Pen for what he called “her vision that pits nationalists versus globalists”.

Al Jazeera’s David Chater reports from Lille.