Macron in first prime-time interview says he is not president of rich

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In his first major live interview on French television, French President Emmanuel Macron dismissed criticism that his policies were in favour of the wealthy, arguing that 'for our society to get better, we need people who succeed, we shouldn’t be jealous of them'.

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French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday said he was a president of all the French, dismissing opponents’ criticisms that his policies favour the rich while urging his countrymen to adopt a more positive attitude towards success, reports Reuters.