EFEParis

French president Emmanuel Macron was slapped in the face by a member of the public on Tuesday during a visit to a town in the southeast of the country.

Footage of the incident in Tain shows Macron approach a small crowd of onlookers gathered behind metal barriers. He engaged with a man in the crowd, who grabbed the president's arm and slapped him around the face shouting “Down with Macronism.”EFE

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