Team Macron challenges French Senate over bodyguard hearing

FILE PHOTO: Elysee senior security officer Alexandre Benalla (C) stands next to French President Emmanuel Macron during a visit to the Paris International Agricultural Show in Paris, France, February 24, 2018. REUTERS/Stephane Mahe/Pool/File Photo

PARIS (Reuters) – Close allies of the French president rounded on the opposition-led senate, warning it against abusing its power and seeking to undermine the presidency after it compelled Emmanuel Macron’s former bodyguard to answer questions over his violent conduct. Alexandre Benalla is under criminal investigation after he was filmed beating a protester while wearing […]

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