Skip to comments.Cameron to force vote on Juncker nomination (for EU Commission president)
Posted on 06/24/2014 2:45:24 AM PDT by Olog-hai
UK prime minister David Cameron is to force EU leaders to vote on whether to appoint Jean-Claude Juncker to become the next president of the European Commission at a summit later this week. [ ]
A vote would be unprecedented. Traditionally, EU leaders decide on the leader of the EU executive by consensus following a formal discussion.
Cameron has argued that Juncker, a former prime minister of the Grand Duchy and veteran of more than twenty years of EU summitry, is too federalist and will be unable to reform the EU, in the wake of election results which saw a surge in support for euroskeptics of the right and left.
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Wee doon’ neeed no steeenkiing VOTE!!!!