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Macron 'proud' of his support for Uber amid row over leaked files

Move came amid calls for an inquiry and criticism that Macron had done Uber’s bidding at the expense of workers’ rights and against the will of the left-leaning government he served in as a minister at the time.

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French president Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday defended his interactions with Uber, responding to a trove of company documents that reveal he at times even surprised executives with the extent of his support when he was economy minister and they were trying to muscle their way into European markets, reports The Washington Post.

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