Prosecutors announced they've launched an enquiry into one of the French president's top security staff. A video surfaced last week showing Alexandre Benalla assaulting a man and a woman at a May Day demonstration in Paris.
French President Emmanuel Macron has fired his security aide Alexandre Benalla for beating a protester and impersonating a police officer. Macron faces fierce criticism for failing to respond to the incident sooner.
An ex-aide to President Macron has been handed multiple charges after video footage showed him beating protesters. Opposition lawmakers want to know why Macron failed to immediately report the incident to authorities.
The French leader faced two no-confidence votes amid a political uproar over a former bodyguard and plunging approval ratings. The motions had been brought forward by both conservative and Socialist lawmakers.
French President Emmanuel Macron has reportedly ordered an office shake-up amid a scandal surrounding a presidential security aide. The government has been accused of covering up a violent assault.
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