French Prime Minister Jean Castex has said it is “not a text against religion, nor against the Muslim religion”, but against radical Islamism, whose objective, he said, is “to divide French people from one another.”
With less than two months of his tenure remaining, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday exercised his powers under the Constitution to pardon Michael Flynn, his former National Security Advisor, who had twice pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.
Hashtags such as #BoycottFrenchProducts, #MacronApologizeToMuslims and #NeverTheProphet have been trending on social media as a response to "anti-Islam" comments made by France's President Emmanuel Macron.
Florida is a swing state, and has not displayed a strong fidelity for any one political party in several election cycles. In fact, it has been called America’s 'bellwether state' for accurately predicting the national mood.
Donald Trump, who is trailing Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden in the presidential polls, has repeatedly cast uncertainty on whether he would accept the election results. “The only way we’re going to lose this election is if the election is rigged,” he said last month.