French MPs To Launch "No Confidence Vote" Against Unpopular Macron

Zero Hedge | 7/20/2018 | Staff
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French Members of Parliment are set to launch a No Confidence vote against Emmanuel Macron as the President has become plagued by plummeting popularity poll numbers and nationwide unrest.

The vote will stem from left-wing opposition parties, such as the French Socialist Party, far-left Defiant France, and the Communist Party, who have all agreed to work together on the effort.

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“We’ve decided to work together to file a no-confidence vote [to the government] next Monday,” First Secretary of the Socialist Party Olivier Faure said of the matter, according to Express UK.

“During the coming days, we will seek to increase the number of signatories. We have to show that other ways are possible.”

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The assembly would hold a no-confidence motion within 48 hours of the request.

Under article 49 of the French constitution, a vote of no-confidence is a means for the National Assembly, on its own initiative, to force the government to resign.

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