Emmanuel Macron states that in the case of the Benalla affair, the buck stops with him.
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France 24 French President Emmanuel Macron responded to a growing political storm over a video showing his top bodyguard assaulting May Day protesters by saying he bore responsibility, lawmakers from his party said on Tuesday.

“I alone bear responsibility, they can come and get me. I answer to the French people,” Macron, who has yet to speak on the crisis, was quoted as saying.

The lawmakers said on Twitter that the French leader had unexpectedly made the remarks at gathering of members of parliament from his party.

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