The European Council should not feel obliged to choose any of the leading candidates

This year’s European Parliament election has been noteworthy both for the rise of Euroscepticism and the introduction of leading candidates for European Commission president put forward by some of the European political parties. Anthony Salamone argues that the European Council should freely …

Europe has spoken but it didn’t say Juncker

Event A: five political groups in the European Parliament put forward a leading candidate for the post of Commission president before the European elections. Event B: EU citizens vote in European elections without knowing these candidates and without knowing how …