FRANCE: Poincar

Prime Minister & Finance Minister Raymond Poincaré let it Jbe known in one of his famed incisive speeches that he has no intention of resigning from either of his posts. Certain of his foes, attempting to get rid of him, had spread a rumor to the effect that he was about to retire. Said "Papa" Poincaré: "I would regard it as desertion to abandon now the position to which I have been called. I shall not resign unless the Chamber refuses me their confidence on some matter on which I ask it, either...

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