Trump Congratulates The Next President Of France
PARIS (CNN) — President Donald Trump congratulates Emmanuel Macron on a “big win Sunday (May 7) as the next President of France.”
Macron defeated his far-right rival Marine Le Pen by a wide margin, according to exit estimates compiled by Elabe for CNN’s French affiliate BFM.
- Emmanuel Macron will be the next French President
- The independent centrist leads 65.9% to 34.1% over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in exit estimates
- “I will defend Europe … our civilization is at stake,” Macron tells supporters
- Le Pen decries “decomposition of political life” in concession speech
French President-elect Macron addresses France: “A new page in our long history is turned this evening. I want it to be one of hope and re-found trust.”