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Macron vowed to fight the populists. Now he’s being engulfed by them

January 12, 2019 |

When French President Emmanuel Macron won the presidential election in May 2017, beating Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front, the markets heaved a sigh of relief.
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Lull in French Protests Offers Macron a Brief Respite

December 28, 2018 |

A lull in the yellow-vest protest movement has given French President Emmanuel Macron some breathing room to try to repair his battered image and insulate his pro-business agenda from further demands.
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Macron Announces Measures to Placate Protesters

December 13, 2018 |

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to boost the minimum wage and cut taxes on some pensioners in an attempt to placate “yellow vest” protesters who have mounted demonstrations against his pro-business agenda.
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Macron Breaks Silence With Promises of Slashed Taxes

December 11, 2018 |

President Emmanuel Macron broke his silence Monday on the exceptional protests shaking France and his presidency, promising broad tax relief for struggling workers and pensioners—and acknowledging his own responsibility in fueling the nation’s anger. Speaking with a soft voice and gentle tone, Macron pleaded during a brief televised address…
Newser

Emmanuel Macron goes AWOL as protests, violence plague Paris

December 7, 2018 |

As France braces for another round of violent protests this weekend in Paris and other parts of the country, embattled French President Emmanuel Macron is a missing man, as he leaves his government to handle the chaos caused in part by his unpopular plan to hike gas taxes.
FOX News

Where France’s Emmanuel Macron Blew It

December 7, 2018 |

Paris and other large cities in France are bracing for violence this weekend. “Yellow vest” protesters promise to be out in force, and police promise to be there to meet them. One potential sign of good news: Representatives of the protesters will meet with Prime Minister Edouard Philippe Friday night….
Newser

Macron Blinks in Fuel-Tax Dispute With Yellow Vests

December 5, 2018 |

French President Emmanuel Macron delayed a planned tax increase on fuel, handing a victory to a grass-roots protest movement that has massed across France to challenge his agenda.
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CNN

Macron slams protesters after violence breaks out in French demonstrations

November 25, 2018 |

French President Emmanuel Macron condemned protesters who brought central Paris to a halt Saturday amid claims that the far right had infiltrated the march, which turned violent.
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French Drivers Spark Broad Protest Against Macron

November 19, 2018 |

More than a quarter of a million French people protested higher gasoline taxes and other pocketbook issues this weekend in the latest rebuke to President Macron.
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Trump, Macron Seek to Ease Tensions Over Security

November 11, 2018 |

President Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron sought to thaw recent tensions over the future of transatlantic security ties, agreeing that Europe needs to share more of the burden for defending the continent.
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