Analysis | France’s Macron wins even greater power

Analysis | France’s Macron wins even greater power

After his party won a giant parliamentary majority, how will Macron wield his new mandate?

Desktop notifications are on   | Turn off Get breaking news alerts from The Washington Post Turn on desktop notifications? It looks like you've previously blocked notifications. Please update your browser permissions to allow them. The inside track on Washington politics. *Invalid email address Analysis Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events The inside track on Washington politics. *Invalid email address Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter. You’ve heard this before, but we need to say it again: French President Emmanuel Macron pulled off something extraordinary in 2017. At the beginning of January, he was a 39-year-old maverick politician with a roguish smile and no institutional backing from the country’s dominant political parties. Six months later, he is France’s unlikely 39-year-old head of state and — as the results of Sunday’s final parliamentary vote indicated — the architect of an astonishing dismantling and remaking of the country's political establishment... Read more (3 min reading time!)

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