Macron Challenges "America First" Nationalism
Headline Roundup April 26th, 2018
French President Emmanuel Macron gave a speech to the U.S. Congress challenging "America First" nationalism, as well as voicing his support for the Iran Deal and the Paris Climate Accord.
French President Emmanuel Macron addressed Congress on Wednesday, praising the United States for its global leadership against a host of threats but also urging it to keep its eyes “wide open” because “anger only freezes and weakens us.”
French President Emmanuel Macron said it was his “bet” that President Donald Trump would withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, a move he said would lead to a period of heightened tensions with an outcome that was hard to predict.