Macron praises WWI general who later collaborated with Nazis

  • French President Emmanuel Macron talks to residents before the weekly cabinet meeting in Charleville-Mezieres, north eastern France, Wednesday, Nov.7, 2018. (AP Photo/Francois Mori, Pool)

PARIS — French President Emmanuel Macron waded into controversy Wednesday by praising a general who helped win World War I but became a top Nazi collaborator in World War II — comments that triggered outrage among French Jews.