Macron Calls for Cutting Bureaucracy in European Union, Reducing France's Parliament

July 04, 2017 12:19 AM
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French President Emmanuel Macron says the European Union has lost its way amid bureaucracy and needs a new generation of leaders to put it back on track. In a major speech at Versailles Monday, Macron also called for a radical overhaul of the country's government, which he wants reduced by one third. VOA's Zlatica Hoke reports his message received mixed reactions.