French president fends off efforts to halt his pension revamp and topple his administration
PARIS—French President Emmanuel Macron’s government narrowly survived a no-confidence vote in the National Assembly on Monday, fending off a last-ditch effort to kill his contentious pension overhaul and topple his administration.
The no-confidence motion, spearheaded by a group of centrists, won the support of 278 lawmakers in the lower house of Parliament, nine votes short of a majority. A second no-confidence vote, filed by Marine Le Pen’s far-right National Rally, failed by a wide margin.
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