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U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania arrive on Air Force One at Orly Airport in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The president and first lady will attend the Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris Friday, July 14. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)MoreCloseclosemore
U.S. President Donald Trump and first lady Melania arrive on Air Force One at Orly Airport in Paris, Thursday, July 13, 2017. The president and first lady will attend the Bastille Day parade on the Champs Elysees avenue in Paris Friday, July 14. (Carolyn Kaster/AP)

President Trump is in Paris for meetings with the new French President Emmanuel Macron Thursday. The two men will also attend Bastille Day celebrations Thursday before President Trump returns to the U.S. The trip follows the release of emails by the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., that show he met with a Russian lawyer during last year's election campaign.

Here & Now's Robin Young gets the latest on the president's French visit from NPR's Eleanor Beardsley (@ElBeardsley) in Paris.

This segment aired on July 13, 2017.

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