Jerry Moran

Trump finds a new friend in Paris, but not on Capitol Hill, where healthcare battle looms

Trump finds a new friend in Paris, but not on Capitol Hill, where healthcare battle looms

French President Emmanuel Macron put all the pomp and beauty of Paris to work this week in wooing President Trump — dinner at the Eiffel Tower, a military parade, honor guards in colorful uniforms.

At a news conference, the French leader downplayed differences and even offered a defense, in fluent English, of Trump’s relationship with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

The one power at Macron’s disposal, however, that Trump might have most wanted is the French president’s ability to bypass the legislature and enact...

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