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Emmanuel Macron Hires Center-Right Mayor As His New Prime Minister

Edouard Philippe, the center-right mayor of the port city of Le Havre, was named France’s new prime minister, charged with putting into action the economic reforms of the newly inaugurated President Emmanuel Macron.

The first major announcement of Macron’s 24-hour-old presidency was made by Alexis Kohler, the president’s chief of staff.   Read more.

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