Trump Invokes Paris Protests Over Fuel Tax Hike to Decry ‘Fatally Flawed’ Climate Agreement
Wednesday, 5 December 2018 On Tuesday, French President *Emmanuel Macron* delayed the fuel price hike that was the impetus for the massive protests across the country and particularly in Paris, a move to quell unrest which had the byproduct of giving U.S. President *Donald Trump* an excuse to claim a victory of sorts.
France's government on Tuesday morning said it will suspend a controversial fuel tax that triggered weeks of violent protests. The so-called "yellow vest" protests led to running battles between police and demonstrators in Paris over the weekend. The safety vests, used by broken-down drivers,...
According to Business Insider, President Donald Trump said tax cuts would be the "rocket fuel our economy needs to soar higher than ever before." A new Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysis found that..