Who Will Get The Top Job in European Union Politics?

Whoever replaces Jean-Claude Juncker for a president of the European Commission faces and bulging inbox – from managing Britain may be disorderly exit from the block to grappling with U.S. President Donald Trump's protection protectionist trade policies. Leonard Bershidsky, Lionel Laurent and Ferdinando Giugliano. T

Lionel Laurent: may be anything but that. President and President of the European Commission. T That reaction looks to be entirely justified. When the EU really needs a new approach. Outside the Brussels bubble, he is virtual unknown, never served in the elected government. It could be that the voters have their hearts.

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Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, and the Commission are First Vice President, Frans Timmermans.

Barnier's forte is firmness in the face of adversity. As France a foreign minister in 2004 and 2005, he opposed the U.S. and, wasn ‟t need to face off against the City of London after the financial crisis. For the EU-27.

He isn´t without his his. He hasn´t formally campaigned for the job. It is not much of a campaigner or debater. The Brexit hello was not a great compromise by Brussels. The EU might need some more.

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The Dutchman, however, is too too resolutely leftist to work in the parliament. And his lackluster performance – the “Better Regulation” portfolio – the Brussels bureaucracy in check.

Ferdinando Giugliano: If you are looking for a new commissioner. The high-profile cases high-profile

Vestager has two advantages over Barnier. She would come across as a fresher voice than the seasoned French politician. At a time when EU voters demand change. Vestager is 17 years younger than Barnier and was the first president.

Challenge campaign to ensure that you have the right to work. If there is a politician who can reconnect the Brussels bubble to voters, it is her.

Has ise Between 2015 and 2017, rules for handling failing banks. The Vestager'ss pragmatism. The European Parliament and the European Union. T EU institutions.

Lionel Laurent tpotential on the outsider candidate. T

Kristalina Georgieva, CEO of the World Bank and a former European commissioner. (A). T Member of the EPP member t Challenge name will come from the wayside. And for the European Commission t

The leaders will be appointed at this summit later this month. After the horse trading will take office on Nov. 1.

Leoned Bershidsky at lbershidsky@bloomberg.netFerdinando Giugliano at fgiugliano@bloomberg.netLionel Laurent at llaurent2@bloomberg.net

Edward Evans at eevans3@bloomberg.net

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Leonid Bershidsky and Bloomberg Opinion 's Europe columnist. The opinion of the business website t

Ferdinando Giugliano writes columns on European economics for Bloomberg Opinion. The Financial Times. T

Lionel Laurent and Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering Brussels. He previously worked at Reuters and Forbes.

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