Hollande Wants to “Put France Into Motion” and Dodges Personal Questions

Tuesday at his first press conference of the year, a closely watched tradition in the French political world, President François Hollande chose to start his speech with a simple though ambitious commitment to “put France into motion”. On New Year’s Eve, giving his wishes to the French people on television, Hollande had vaguely mentioned a […]

Hollande Holds First Press Conference Since Election

PARIS – On November 13, President François Hollande held his first press conference since his election at Palais de L’Elysee. For almost two and a half hours, he relentlessly justified his actions in the last six months. Despite the fact that critics are multiplying, Hollande continues to deny any shift in policy. On the international […]