Bruno Mégret facts for kids
In 1985, he joined the right-wing political party National Front. In 1986, he was elected to the National Assembly, representing Isère. He organized Jean-Marie Le Pen's 1987 election campaign. From 1989 to 1999, he was also a member of the European Parliament.
Mégret did not agree with Le Pen's extreme political views, believing that it did not help with their public image. In 1998, Bruno Mégret left the Front National and founded the National Republican Movement (Mouvement National Républicain).
Mégret was sentenced to 8 months of probation and was fined 8,000 Euros after he used public funds to fund his presidential campaign.
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