13 Jul 2017

Can Macron bring Trump back into the embrace of Europe and NATO?

Foreign Affairs Correspondent

Donald Trump has again had to defend his son Donald Junior. The US President was welcomed to France today by perhaps an unlikely ally in France’s new centrist president.

Emmanuel Macron was trying to bring Trump firmly back into the embrace of Europe and NATO when they met in Paris. The visit also gave Mr Trump a chance to try to leave revelations about his son’s links to Russia behind him. But as Jonathan Rugman now reports from Paris, he couldn’t escape those nagging questions for long.