• Trump just threw his very first state dinner - and it reveals key differences between him and Obama

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Donald Trump just feted French president Emmanuel Macron with a lavish state dinner in the White House.
    Four years ago, Barack Obama hosted Macron's predecessor François Hollande for a similarly fancy state dinner.
    The events were both opulent, but differed in a number of key ways.
    Donald Trump wined and dined French president Emmanuel Macron at the White House last night.
    But how did Trump's state dinner for Macron compare with the one their predecessors shared in 2014?
    Well, for one thing, the state dinner that Barack Obama hosted for then French president François Hollande was far...
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  • See Trump and Macron's Awkward Handshakes and Interactions

    See Trump and Macron's Awkward Handshakes and Interactions

    5 monthes ago - By Fortune

    President Donald Trump greeted the French President Emmanuel Macron on Monday, holding his first official state visit with the French president. Over the past few days, the behavior of the two world leaders has left hope for a French-American alliance.
    Their public affections have been photographed widely, from their long-lasting handshakes to air kisses. Their photo ops featured one painfully awkward moment when Trump flicked dandruff off Macron ‘s shoulder before a White House meeting.
    A meeting last July is remembered for a particularly long handshake between the leaders in Paris when...
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  • When French President Macron mentioned 'science,' Republicans grumbled while Democrats cheered

    When French President Macron mentioned 'science,' Republicans grumbled while Democrats cheered

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    French President Emmanuel Macron called for the US to protect the planet and rejoin the Paris Climate Accord during a speech to a joint meeting of Congress.
    Republicans groaned and dismissed Macron's message about climate change, while Democrats cheered.
    WASHINGTON - French President Emmanuel Macron irked Republicans during his address to a joint meeting of Congress on Wednesday by mentioning "science" and the need for preserving the planet.
    Macron touched on various subjects throughout the speech, including climate change and his desire for the US to rejoin the Paris Climate Accord and...
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  • French President Macron gives big speech to Congress filled with subtle shots at Trump after days of flaunting their 'bromance'

    French President Macron gives big speech to Congress filled with subtle shots at Trump after days of flaunting their 'bromance'

    5 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    French President Emmanuel Macron called on the US to reject "isolationism" and "extreme nationalism" as he delivered an address to the US Congress on Wednesday.
    The French president urged the US against "closing the door to the world," stating it would not "stop the evolution of the world."
    Many interpreted this as subtle shots at President Donald Trump's worldview, despite previous days of flaunting their "bromance" on Macron's visit to the US.
    French President Emmanuel Macron called on the US to reject "isolationism" and "extreme nationalism" as he delivered an address to the US Congress...
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