The leaders of Europe having resumed their session at the European Council after hours of delays and their focus is shifting to Strasbourg where the European Parliament is holding its first session this term and asking whether the European Parliament is willing to support a European People’s Party politician and a non-Spitzenkandidat, who at this point looks most likely to be Germany's Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen.
After the EPP was unable to broker a deal that would see Socialist Firs...

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