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Latest update : 2013-03-21

Budget Minister's resignation: a blow to François Hollande

This week, Budget Minister Jerome Cahuzac, considered by many as the best minister in the government, resigned amid suspicion of tax fraud, dealing a major blow to President François Hollande.

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  • Philip Turle, Journalist, RFI;
  • Gregory Viscusi, Reporter, Bloomberg News

Prepared by Marc Perelman and Léa Berdugo

By FRANCE 24

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