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France scrapped a more extreme version of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s tax plan for millionaires because it was making so little money
France's policy of taxing income over €1 million at 75% lasted two years. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is proposing taxing income over $10 million at 70%.
French President Emmanuel Macron is facing his worst approval rating yet at 31%. That number is worse than his predecessor Francois Hollande had at this point in the presidency. Hollande would go on to be the most unpopular president in French history.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got so angry during a shouting match with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko that he revealed he was lying about Russia's role in a military uprising in eastern Ukraine, former French President Francois Hollande wrote in a book reflecting on his time in office.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama have both hosted a French president for a lavish state dinner. Both featured course after course of decadent gourmet food. Obama's bash was bigger, but Trump's was bedecked in gold.
Trump and Macron are meeting up for a state dinner — here are 9 US presidents who previously hosted French leaders
Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron are getting together for Trump's first ever state dinner.
France’s Justice Minister just quit over a reform that would strip convicted terrorists of their citizenship
The minister had publicly spoken out against the constitutional reform which would allow the government to strip convicted French citizens of their nationality.
"The pace of the interventions will be accelerated and France will play its role in this," Hollande said in a speech to ambassadors, the AFP reports.