Von der Leyen hard to swallow for M5S and the League, but they will vote for her

To vote for or not to vote for her? That is the question for the Italian sovereignist and anti-system members of the European Parliament. On Tuesday 16 July the hemicycle will have to express its verdict on Ursula von der Leyen, the president-designated of the next European Commission, as proposed by the head of state … Continue reading Von der Leyen hard to swallow for M5S and the League, but they will vote for her

Verhofstadt’s big fat Italian blunder

Guy Verhofstadt made a gift to the Italian eurosceptic forces by offending their country's leader. The president of the European Liberals (ALDE) crossed the tiny red line that divides the right of critic from insult by accusing the Italian prime minister, Giuseppe Conte, to be “a puppet” of the leaders of the two ruling parties. … Continue reading Verhofstadt’s big fat Italian blunder