Europe’s far-right leaders speak on Trump at conference

Koblenz, Germany( CNN) Swelling music and furious rhetoric, straight-shooting from the Donald Trump inauguration playbook, were prominent Saturday as Europe’s nationalist parties picked under the banner “Europe of Nations and Freedom” — their political alliance in the European Union parliament.

The big stars: France’s Marine Le Pen, the Netherlands’ Geert Wildersand Germany’s Frauke Petry, each of them contesting polls this year. One large-scale banner trumpeted “2 017: The Time of the Patriots.”