French politician to Merkel: ‘Shut your trap’

A French politician has launched a verbal assault on Angela Merkel after the German leader called for more budget tightening in France and Italy. German finance minister Schäuble attempted to strike a conciliatory tone.

French politician Jean-Luc Melenchon had harsh words for German Chancellor Angela Merkel after the German leader said France and Italy had not done enough to trim their budgets, and called for both countries to enact additional deficit-cutting measures.

“The [EU] Commission has made clear that what has been put on the table so far is insufficient. I would agree with this,” Merkel told German newspaper Die Welt am Sonntag.
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Source News: DW