EU marks 40 years of direct elections BREXIT: "The European Union 1 day ago   00:45

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Nigel Johnson
About as democratic as elections in China.
We should kick the butts of all politicians and parties who support the muslim invasion!
Sheeple are Lame
What democracy?

Europe serves itself & not the people
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BREXIT: "The European Union EU marks 40 years of direct elections 1 day ago   01:10

European Parliament Brexit coordinator Guy Verhofstadt has admitted the European Union "doesn't exist" as he revealed his plan for the Brussels bloc for the next five years.

Speaking at a debate in Florence with three other candidates for the European Commission presidency, the Belgian MEP claimed the European Union is still "a confederation of nation states" and lacks the stamina to tackle international issues concretely as they present themselves.

He said: “This may be a little bit provocative but today the European Union doesn’t exist.

“It’s still a confederation of nation-states that is mainly decided by unanimity.

The Belgian MEP will join senior Liberal Democrat politicians on the campaign trail in London.

Mr Verhofstadt has been one of Brexit’s most ardent opponents in his role as the European Parliament’s Brexit co-ordinator, and has even spoken out against the lengthy delay handed to Theresa May.

He fears that the prolongation of Brexit only hands eurosceptics the opportunity to use the distraction to “undermine the EU”.

The Lib Dems, who are looking to build on their local election gains, are part of Mr Verhofstadt’s ALDE bloc of liberal MEPs in the EU Parliament.


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