A centrist politician who has repeatedly said it would be good if Brexit were blocked and vowed to fight populism is the bookies’ favourite to take over as President of the European Commission, reports The BreitBart.
Former Finnish Prime Minister and Vice-President of the European Investment Bank Alexander Stubb announced Tuesday he was standing to replace Jean-Claude Juncker in the European Union’s (EU) top job, heading the bloc’s unelected executive branch.
He is standing for the EPP, a “centre-right” group in the European Parliament, but says he is on the “centre-left” of the party. His candidacy has already been compared to the centrist platform of French premier Emmanuel Macron.
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