How France Got Its Own Republican Party
As part of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's return to the political scene, he's rebranded his UMP party.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | June 2, 2015
Before Cam-Bam, there was Sarkozy and Bush: the original trans-Atlantic bromance.
At a time when anti-U.S. sentiment in France ran deep, France had a president who vacationed in the land of freedom fries and wasn't at all shy about his love of American values. So much so, his critics started calling him "Sarko The American." (Video via NBC)
As if he hadn't already earned the nickname, Sarkozy and his supporters have renamed their center-right Union For A Popular Movement Party, the Republicans. (Video via Europe 1)