The fact that the French establishment rallied on the outcome of the election demonstrates that Macron is the French establishment's candidate, Gilbert Doctorow, political analyst, told RT. A number of other analysts and journalists join the discussion.
Angela Merkel has been backpedaling for quite a few months, as if nothing has happened, but many Germans will not forget that she was the one who got the country into this mess, Rainer Rupp, former German intelligence officer and publicist, told RT.
The EU cannot really afford some kind of trade war over Brexit that could knock a few percentage points off the medium-term growth rate, Richard Wellings, Research Director, Institute of Economic Affairs, told RT.
Up to half a million activists have flooded the streets of Barcelona demanding the government in Madrid lives up to the EU-set refugee quota and welcome thousands more of asylum seekers into the country.
Brussels will keep opposing President Trump since he’s a threat to their business model, said Maximilian Krah from the Alternative for Germany Party (AfD.) However, the question is whether European voters will support these politicians, he added.
Abandoning the euro and a possible vote on exiting the EU are part of a newly-released manifesto by France’s presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen. Drastically curbing migration and leaving NATO's integrated command are also among the proposals.