Fiery Riots Erupt in France After Macron Uses Special Power to Raise Retirement Age without Vote (VIDEO)

French President Emmanuel Macron on Thursday used a special power to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64 without a vote.

Macron shunned Parliament and invoked a constitutional power to impose a bill that has sparked protests across France.

Fiery riots erupted in Paris on Thursday.

Garbage cans are on fire near the Champs-Élysées.


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Law enforcement in riot gear tried to disperse the protestors.