EU civil war erupts: ‘Anti-German’ Macron accused of attempt to ‘DESTROY EU democracy’

EU civil war erupts: 'Anti-German' Macron accused of attempt to 'DESTROY EU democracy'

EU civil war erupts: 'Anti-German' Macron accused of attempt to 'DESTROY EU democracy'

“The French President was accused of standing in the way of the process to appoint German MEP Manfred Weber as European Commission President. Ms Merkel, the German Chancellor, supports Mr Weber as the Spitzenkandidat, says the lead candidate from the largest European Parliament party should become the EU’s most senior official. Mr Macron is the most influential leader looking to ditch the Spitzenkandidat system in order to hand EU leaders the right to choose Jean-Claude Juncker’s replacement. (…)”