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Block Highways: Truckers Plan and Policy Plans

block highways: Truckers plan to block highways and fuel depots Monday in the latest show of anti-Macron defiance, according to The Chronicle Herald. Macron could still pass his reforms despite the election result, however. The results damage Macron's legitimacy as he seeks to make his mark on Europe's future and embarks on a divisive labour law overhaul that he hopes will invigorate the moribund French economy. That's because the lower house of Parliament has the final say in legislation over the Senate, and because lawmakers from the conservative Republicans party support many of Macron's pro-business policy plans. A final count including France's overseas territories is expected in the coming days. Official results from voting across mainland France showed the Republicans clearly winning Sunday's vote for about half the chamber's 348 seats, followed by the Socialists, traditional centrists, and Macron's 17-month-old Republic on the Move! party. ( As reported in the news.