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'We risk losing everything' Verhofstadt FUMES over 'backroom dealings' to replace Juncker

GUY VERHOFSTADT warned the European Union they “risk to lose everything” during a passionate tirade at the “backroom dealings” and process to elect the European Commission President.

Mr Verhofstadt frantically claimed the Spitzenkandidat – leading candidate – system destroys the public’s confidence in the European Union because they are not directly involved in the vote.

Under the system, each group in the European Parliament nominate a candidate for the role, with the job going to whichever party wins the most MEPs in the European election.

Addressing the European Parliament in Strasbourg, Mr Verhofstadt said the process can not be lost but must be improved.

“Spitzenkandidat, when there is a backroom deal inside a political party or between political parties, I can tell you people are not much involved in this,” he said.

"Before you embark on a Journey of Revenge, Dig Two Graves" Confucius (504 bc)
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