EU lawmakers trade insults, Juncker set to survive censure motion




 
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November 24th, 2014  
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Topic: EU lawmakers trade insults, Juncker set to survive censure motion


STRASBOURG (Reuters) - A no-confidence motion in the EU's new chief executive Jean-Claude Juncker had no chance of success after the Eurosceptic lawmakers who brought it traded insults with the bigger parties in the European Parliament on Monday. Backed by anti-EU groups including the UK Independence Party and France's National Front, the motion calls for Juncker to be removed, less than a month after taking office, because of his long tenure as prime minister of Luxembourg when the country was at the center of controversial corporate tax avoidance schemes. ...




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