France Suspends Climate Tax Following Weeks Of Anti-Macron Protests

ㅤ"French Prime Minister Édouard Philippe announced Tuesday that the government is suspending a gas tax that roiled the country in widespread violence and chaos.
ㅤThe government proposed a slew of new carbon taxes designed to wean consumers off fossil fuels and transfer to electric cars. The price hikes, however, triggered a wave of unrest unseen in recent decades.
ㅤTuesday’s announcement represents a major reversal for President Emmanuel Macron’ government, which initially stood its ground. Critics are accusing the President of being out of touch with the plight of normal French citizens."

Full story at The Daily Caller News Foundation. Posted here on 12/4/18. See "france, macron, climate tax, gas tax."

France's President Emmanuel Macron's Popularity Falls to 25 Percent

ㅤ"The poll by research group Ifop was published in the Journal du Dimanche a day after a nationwide ‘yellow vest’ protest against high fuel prices that analysts say has come to represent widespread frustration with the 40-year-old President.
ㅤThe results of the widely watched poll showed an overall fall of four points in November from the previous month, with only four per cent of respondents saying they were ‘very satisfied’ with Macron’s performance, while 21 per cent were ‘mostly satisfied’.
ㅤThirty-four per cent were ‘mostly dissatisfied’ while 39 per cent were ‘very dissatisfied’, according to the poll."

Full story at Breitbart. Posted here on 11/18/18. See "emmanuel macron, macron."