France’s Macron under fire after aide caught beating protester

Emmanuel Macron at the Paris book fair, France, March 24, 2017. Picture taken March 24, 2017. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

PARIS (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron came under fire on Thursday after his office briefly suspended one of his aides for beating a May Day protester and posing as a police officer, but did not inform law enforcement authorities. Critics of Macron said the incident reinforced perceptions of a lofty, out-of-touch president, following controversies […]

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