Sarkozy party rivals challenge re-election bid, snub speech

February 14, 2016 9:25 PM

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Sarkozy party rivals challenge re-election bid, snub speech

PARIS Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy faced growing opposition on Sunday in his own party to his bid to return to power next year, with three leading rivals snubbing a major speech and a fourth joining the race.

Before officials of his Republicans party, Sarkozy - who has not yet declared his candidacy - outlined a program of curbing immigration and cutting taxes that he wants as the conservative party's platform for the 2017 presidential election.

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