France’s newly elected president François Hollande, vowing to change how Europe tackles its debt crisis. Justin Vaïsse, director of research for the Center on the United States and Europe, discusses the impact of France’s new leader on relations with Germany and the U.S. and how European pushback against austerity measures can influence the upcoming U.S. presidential election.
[Macron] is not part of a left wing league in the West. He doesn't want to be called left wing, nor right wing. [And his roster of ministers suggests] this is actually a grand coalition of the center-left and center-right. Nothing like anything we've seen before. It's not a fake socialist or a fake conservative party, it's new.