Le Pen Calls For French Interior Minister To Resign After Nice Attack

France’s Interior Minister must resign in the wake of the Nice attack, Front National leader Marine Le Pen has said. Speaking this weekend, Ms Le Pen called on Bernard Cazeneuve to quit after the 12th Islamist attack to hit the country in the space of 18 months. “In any other country in the world, a minister with a death toll as horrendous as Bernard Cazeneuve – 250 dead in 18 months – would have resigned a long time ago,” she said. Ms Le Pen added that the main cause of the wave of Islamist attacks in France is Islamic State and their “murderous ideology that we let develop in our country”. That ideology is not developing by itself, however, but is being helped by the weakness and inaction of the French political establishment in dealing with the threat. “This is the result of a state failing in its first priority, which is the protection of our citizens,” she said. Her comments came just a day after she called for French authorities to “declare war” on Islamic extremism. “The 14th of July — the day we celebrate our homeland, its freedom, a holiday — has been turned for the French into