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Macron Bypasses Lawmakers to Pass France Pension Overhaul

PARIS—French President Emmanuel Macron moved Saturday to pass his pension overhaul without a vote in...

PARIS—French President Emmanuel Macron moved Saturday to pass his pension overhaul without a vote in the legislature, looking for to brush aside tens of hundreds of amendments submitted by opposition lawmakers to gradual discussion.

“It is clear that a discussion on the deserves was by no means genuinely ready to choose place” in the legislature, Key Minister Édouard Philippe mentioned, invoking an article of the French structure enabling the govt branch to bypass the legislature. “I deeply regret it.”