Dinners with lobster generate strong criticism of France's environment minister

François de Rugy, Minister of Environment and Energy of France

François de Rugy is asked to hold luxurious events with public money.

France's Environment and Energy Minister is at risk of losing his post after the release of images showing him at luxurious dinners with lobster and expensive wines when he was president of the National Assembly.

Mediapart site published reports this week that revealed that François de Rugy and his wife offered several expensive dinners, mostly to friends, at his official residence in Paris between 2017 and 2018.

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