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France candidate Macron lifts veil on presidential platform

Mar 02, 2017 - Associated Press

PARIS (AP) - With just 52 days left before French voters choose their president, the man leading polls is only now releasing his campaign platform.

Until now, Emmanuel Macron has risen to popularity largely based on what he is not - he's neither left nor right, he has no party, and he's the only top contender not facing corruption investigations.

Macron lays out his platform Thursday as pressure mounts on conservative rival Francois Fillon, facing charges that he arranged taxpayer-fu...