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Macron pelted with tomatoes as French fury erupts at President just DAYS after re-election

WorldMacron pelted with tomatoes as French fury erupts at President just DAYS after re-election


Despite scoring 76 percent of the votes against Marine Le Pen in Cergy, at his first public appearance since his re-election, Emmanuel Macron was met with anger by residents of the French capital’s suburb. Speaking in the Paris suburb this morning, the President renewed his commitment to listen to all voters after he won the presidential election against Ms Le Pen on Sunday. But as he walked through a crowd, protesters threw tomatoes at him. 

He said this morning: “I have come to say that I have heard the voices of each and everyone and that I will continue to be engaged with the neighbourhoods that are most in difficulty, in all the territories of our Republic that are most in difficulty, every day.”

A security umbrella was briefly deployed to protect the president from “projectiles” as he strolled through a market in the Saint-Christophe district.

Questioned about his future Prime Minister during his walkabout on the Cergy market, the French leader replied that he wanted to choose someone “sensitive on social, environmental and productive issues”.

Enough to fuel speculation on the name of the future head of government.

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