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EU Cracks: Juncker Says Brexit Deal Close

LONDON (AP) – A European Union chief says the chances of Britain and the bloc striking a Brexit deal are rising, amid reports the two sides are moving closer on the fraught issue of the Irish border.

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Juncker Slams May’s Brexit Plan in Final State of the Union Address

European Commission President Jean Claude Juncker — one of the European Union’s five presidents and perhaps the best known — gave his final state of the Union Address Wednesday morning, which was laced with barbs for PM Theresa May’s Brexit plan, and European populists like Hungary’s Viktor Orban.

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Larry Kudlow: E.U. President Coming with Free Trade Offer Next Week

White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Wednesday that European Union President Jean-Claude Juncker will be coming to Washington, D.C. next week with a “free trade offer” for President Donald Trump’s consideration. He offered his remarks during a discussion with CNBC’s Jim Cramer at the Delivering Alpha conference in New York City, NY.

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Juncker Urges Belgium to Grant Citizenship to EU’s UK Staff

BRUSSELS (AP) – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday appealed to Belgium to grant nationality to Britons who work at the European Union’s vast executive arm, as Brexit approaches next year.

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SPECTATOR: Eurocrat Martin Selmayr’s Power Grab Is ‘A Very EU Coup’

Jean-Claude Juncker’s chief of staff (pictures above, right) has engineered a dramatic “coup”, installing himself as the new Secretary-General of the European Commission, in what one senior Eurocrat has called “an impeccably prepared and audacious power-grab” at the top of the European Union.