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Macron’s Shuffle Points to Parliamentary Problems Ahead

  • Key ministers retain their positions with few changes
  • Move follows president’s poor result in legislative election
Elisabeth Borne and Emmanuel Macron.

Elisabeth Borne and Emmanuel Macron.

Photographer: Gonzalo Fuentes/AFP/Getty Images

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French President Emmanuel Macron shuffled his cabinet after losing his outright majority in parliament last month but made few changes, in a sign that he’s failed to convince major opposition figures to join his coalition.

The 44-year-old centrist is keeping Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire, Interior Minister Gerald Darmanin and Foreign Affairs Minister Catherine Colonna in their posts.