Skip to comments.EU leaders decline to endorse Juncker (the liar)
Posted on 05/28/2014 11:35:43 AM PDT by Olog-hai
EU leaders on Tuesday (27 May) tasked council chief Herman Van Rompuy with exploring who could fill top EU posts and gather a majority in the European Parliament, with consultations set to last at least until the end of June.
They ignored a request made earlier in the day by the leaders of the political groups in the European Parliament to task Jean-Claude Juncker with trying to get a majority behind him for the European Commission presidency. [ ]
Commenting on the leaders decision, outgoing Socialist group leader Hannes Swoboda tweeted that its absurd that Juncker has our backing to start negotiations, but is blocked in the Council by his own EPP family!
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Those guys aren’t actually elected, right?
All of the commissioners, including the president, are appointed. They are the EU’s Politburo, having both legislative and executive power, the very thing that Montesquieu warned against.
Exactly, its always a bad idea for the executive branch to make laws. Like Obama does.