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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.

President Juncker

Trade Power Grab Strengthens Anti-Brexit Hardliners in Brussels

The Court of Justice of the European Union has greatly expanded the unelected European Commission’s powers over trade policy, which streamlines the process of negotiating a UK/EU deal – but increases the influence of Brussels hardliners.