Trump's claim that demonstrators in Paris have chanted about him seems to be based on a tweet from Charlie Kirk, a pro-Trump activist. Kirk's post does not include any video or audio evidence of the supposed chants; it may reference a Rush Limbaugh commentary citing unnamed "friends." The account has no independent confirmation.
Yellow vest protesters initially assembled over a gas tax hike, but the protests also take issue with France's high cost of living more generally and the administration of French President Emmanuel Macron. The new fuel tax has been canceled, but the demonstrations continue with demands for Macron's resignation, a higher minimum wage, lower taxes, and more.
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