Moscovici set new quiz as EU executive hits political turbulence

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By Alastair Macdonald BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Pierre Moscovici, the French Socialist nominated to run the EU's economic affairs, must answer a new round of written questions from skeptical conservative lawmakers after the vetting of a new EU executive became entangled in political score-settling. Following a late-night decision in the European Parliament's economic committee, the former French finance minister was spared the fate of Britain's Jonathan Hill, who was ordered to face a second hearing in the same committee next week to defend his suitability to oversee banking and financial services. ...