Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election


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Emmanuel Macron appears to have defeated Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election, based on early projections already out:

There was some talk of a possible Le Pen upset––with people citing both Trump and Brexit––but it now appears that’s not happening after all.

The results come just two days after a massive online dump of emails purported to be from the Macron campaign.

UPDATE –– 2:18 pm ET: Le Pen has conceded:

UPDATE –– 4:30 pm ET: President Donald Trump and members of Congress have already tweeted in reaction to Macron’s win:

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