In an interview with French media on Thursday, Ms Le Pen said she was “perhaps abrupt” in her one-on-one with the new president earlier this month, but explained she wanted to make clear the “very great fears” she had over Mr Macron’s policy platform.
She said: “Unquestionably, there is this debate which has been missed, it must be said.
“I say this very clearly. I made a choice, I wanted to highlight the very fears I felt and obviously always feel against the policy Emmanuel Macron will follow.
“I did it with passion, maybe too much passion – I know some did not expect that.”
Asked if she had been too aggressive in the debate, Ms Le Pen said: “Pugnacious, committed, perhaps abrupt, I am ready to accept all this.
Ms Le Pen said she was "perhaps abrupt" in her debate with macron
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“It is the feeling that some of the French people have had, but it was very important to highlight what Emmanuel Macron will implement in the coming months.”
During the interview, the Front National leader said her party would reconsider exiting the eurozone – a cornerstone pledge of her presidential campaign.
She said: “After the legislative elections, we are going to engage in the modernisation of the movement.
Mr Macron is on course for a parliamentary majority in next month's elections
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Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory against far-right Front Nationale candidate Marine Le Pen to become the country's youngest ever president at 37 years old
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“There will be real reflections: how can we shape this movement so it can welcome the 11 million French people who voted for me?”
On the issue of the euro, Ms Le Pen said: “I am well aware the subject of the euro has tremendously worried the French in an almost irrational way, but it is a fact, and we will have to take it into account and discuss it after the legislative elections.
“It will be during Congress when these debates take place.”