France’s armed forces chief resigns after clash with Macron over budget cuts

July 19, 2017 — Leave a comment

According to sources at the hearing, he also gave a stark warning about their impact; “There is no fat in our army. We are attacking the muscle here – and this as the security situation worsens,” he told the lawmakers.

Macron quickly fired back with a rebuke, saying: “I have made commitments. I am your boss.”

Does not bode well for the wannabe dictator to shrug off dissenting experts. Troubling news for France.

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