The ex-mp of the extreme right Marion Maréchal felt the need to react to the news, the "steamroller" of the case of George Floyd in the United States and the controversy around the death of Adama Traoré in France. In a video posted on social networks, the niece of Marine Le Pen, the president of the national Gathering, stated that it did " not [s]'excuse as a white and as a French (you see what we are reduced to position of the sort). I don't have to apologize for the death of an African-American in the United States. I don't have to apologize for the death of an offender, Adama Traoré, an accidental death that has occurred as a result of an arrest which was not related, it is important to remember that, to his skin color, but the crimes he committed ". Adama Traoré was arrested during an operation that was aimed at his brother Bagui, suspected of extortion.
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Marion Maréchal, who has renounced the exercise of a mandate to lead a school of political sciences in Lyon, makes regular appearances polemics. She had announced at the beginning of October does not have the intent to be a candidate in the presidential election of 2022 ", after a meeting organized by his relatives who had annoyed within the national Gathering and speculation on its possible political comeback.