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EU Budget Commissioner Guenther Oettinger says a mix of cuts and more money from member states is needed

Unelected German Eurocrat: Trump Is an ‘Autocrat’

European Union Commissioner Günther Oettinger — an unelected, appointed politician who enjoys unchallenged power over the 500 million people and 28 countries that make up the EU — attacked U.S. President Donald Trump, comparing him to “autocrats” ruling Turkey and Russia.

(L-R) US President Donald Trump, Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and British Prime Minister Theresa May, pose for a family picture during the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) summit at the NATO headquarters, in Brussels, on May 25, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / POOL / Stefan Rousseau (Photo credit should …

Downing Street Orders Tories to Distance Themselves from Orban

Downing Street told European Parliament Conservative Party MEPs to distance themselves from Prime Minister Viktor Orbán after they had voted unanimously against imposing sanctions on Hungary, leaked WhatsApp messages obtained by BuzzFeed reveal.

Pro-European Union, (EU), anti-Brexit demonstrators wear masks featuring the EU flag outside the Houses of Parliament in central London on December 18, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS (Photo credit should read DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP/Getty Images)

EU Justice Commissioner Criticises Bloc’s Weak Citizenship Checks

BERLIN (AP) – The European Union’s justice commissioner criticized some member countries’ practice of awarding “golden passports” to rich people from outside the bloc, urging them on Tuesday to do more to ensure that citizenship isn’t given to criminals.