France’s Cazeneuve challenges conservative Fillon in first speech as prime minister

France’s Cazeneuve challenges conservative Fillon in first speech as prime minister

Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve on Tuesday pledged to “protect French people” in his first speech to France’s National Assembly, defending President François Hollande and directly challenging conservative lawmakers. Cazeneuve delivered a fiery speech in which he admitted he had precious few months to serve as the new prime minister. He adopted a combative tone against […]