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Macron’s Domestic Woes Shine Through In Snap Poll Speculation

  • The president takes defensive stance in the face of criticism
  • Elysee denies a report that Macron would seek new election
Emmanuel Macron
Emmanuel MacronPhotographer: Laurent Blevennec/Presidence de la Republique

The vehement denial by French President Emmanuel Macron’s office of a report that he may resign to trigger an early election has done little to quell that rumor.

The reason: There may be some logic to such a move.