Macron helps rich 'get richer while they sleep' says Hollande

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War of words develops between President Macron and his predecessor as latter warns about cutting back on France's wealth tax. 

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A war of words has escalated between Emmanuel Macron and François Hollande after the French president's predecessor warned that cutting back on the country's wealth tax risked favouring the rich "while they sleep" over the poor, reports The Telegraph.