The French president belatedly made public his proposal for a French commissioner: Sylvie Goulard, the ex-MEP to cope back to Brussels.

Emmanuel Macron’s belated announcement comes a couple of days late, as the European Commission president-elect, Ursula von der Leyen has already started interviewing the member states’ candidates. Proposing a woman for the position is another step on behalf of France to assist the German incoming Commission chief to achieve the much advertised gender balance....

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