French Senate releases scathing report on Macron aide scandal

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A report by a French Senate commission of inquiry into the implications, and possible cover-up on high, of the unfolding scandal surrounding President Macron's former personal security aide Alexandre Benalla, has ofund top Elysée officials may have withheld information from the commission, that Benalla lied to it and that Macron's security and 'the nation's interests' were compromised by Benalla's business dealings with Russian oligarchs.

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A French Senate commission demanded Wednesday an investigation into three close aides to President Emmanuel Macron after finding "major flaws" in the government's handling of a scandal involving security aide Alexandre Benalla, reports FRANCE 24.