Macron starts second term with challenges mounting


French President Emmanuel Macron officially begins his second term in office today after scoring a solid victory in the April 24 presidential election. – EPA pic, May 14, 2022.

FRENCH President Emmanuel Macron formally begins his second term in office today, maintaining suspense about his new government ahead of parliamentary elections next month that will shape his next five years in power. 

The 44-year-old scored a solid victory in the April 24 presidential polls against far-right leader Marine Le Pen, but still needs a majority in parliament to be able to push through his domestic reform agenda.  


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