The press secretary of Macron’s camp looked away when RT journalists approached her again this Wednesday to ask if they would be let in. She eventually replied she was too busy to talk after reporters pressured her on freedom of the press.
Macron’s lead campaigner Richard Ferrand has accused RT of spreading fake news to allegedly influence democratic life in France. RT’s press office flatly denied the claim, while RT’s editor-in-chief Margarita Simonyan said she was flattered by how the centrist’s campaign was built exclusively on lies about the news channel.
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