Macron and the long to-do list of the Council Presidency

The EU opponents are not defeated after the presidential election – on the contrary. The first five years under Macron have made populists and extremists stronger, says the leader of the conservative European People’s Party, Manfred Weber (CSU). “Macron has been re-elected, his political concept has failed,” Weber said, while European Green Party spokesman Rasmus Andresen called the strong showing of right-wing populist Marine Le Pen a “warning shot for all of Europe.” The leader of the “Rassemblement National” had received around 2.7 million more votes in last Sunday’s runoff than in the last duel with Macron five years ago.

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