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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez attends class photo for new members of the House on Capitol Hill in Washington in November 2018.

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 attends a news conference at the Elysee Palace in Paris, France December 10, 2017

French President Emmanuel Macron’s job-approval rating hits its lowest point yet

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.

Putin made a telling blunder in a shouting match with Ukraine’s president, France’s Hollande says

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.

Trump just threw his very first state dinner — and it reveals key differences between him and Obama

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.
It's Trump's first ever state diner.

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.

France says coalition air strikes against ISIS will be ‘accelerated’

"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.