Manfred Weber

Who killed the SpitzenKandidat?

Accusations are flying over the death of the “lead candidate” system for choosing the president of the European Commission, the EU’s most powerful job. It’s … Read more

Political storm in Germany over choice of von der Leyen for European Commission chief

The nomination of German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen as new European Commission chief has sparked fresh tensions within Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fragile coalition … Read more

Merkel backs ‘real’ lead candidates, tipping Timmermans and Weber for top EU jobs – Updated

Update: POLITICO reports that Merkel backs ‘real’ lead candidates, tipping Timmermans and Weber for top EU jobs

In what is described as a slap at … Read more

Weber determined to become Commission President

The European People’s Party (EPP) candidate for EU Commission President Manfred Weber isn’t backing down from his bid and urged the European Parliament not to … Read more

Manfred Weber confirmed leader of the EPP in European Parliament

 

German MEP Manfred Weber has been reelected as leader of the center-right European People’s Party (EPP) bloc in the European Parliament.

The EPP said … Read more

Cartoon: Weber, No Thank You. – Macron


First published on POLITICO.eu, Belgium, May 25, 2019 | By Rytis Daukantas

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Meeting cancellation put doubts about Weber’s EU commission bid

A meeting scheduled for Monday by Manfred Weber,  to take the lead in the discussions about the EU top jobs ahead of a Tuesday gathering … Read more

Hungary rejects Weber for EU’s top job

 

Hungary’s foreign minister has shut down the idea of supporting German MEP Manfred Weber as the next EU commission president.

In an interview with … Read more

Europe Votes: Germany’s CDU says Weber should lead EU Commission

 

German Christian Democrat (CDU) leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer said Germany’s Manfred Weber should be the next European Commission president if the European People’s Party is … Read more

Weber not concerned with talks on his future after EU leaders suggest different nominee for EU top post

Manfred Weber, the center-right candidate for president of the European Commission, said he was “unconcerned” by suggestions that EU leaders could nominate another person for … Read more

EPP leader Weber insists no EU membership for Turkey

Manfred Weber, the leader of the European People’s Party (EPP), insisted that Turkey cannot become a member of the European Union, in an interview with … Read more

Corporate Dispatch Europe Explained – The Week Ahead 15-19 April 2019.

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A quick glance at the main forthcoming events in the European Union including EU Council, Commission and Parliament meetings and other EU-related conferences … Read more

Weber to meet Orbán in Budapest amid EPP row

 Manfred Weber, the center-right candidate favorite to be the next European Commission president, said that in the coming days he will meeting Hungarian Prime Minister … Read more

Europe won’t be blackmailed by Trump – Weber

Manfred Weber, the center-right candidate to be the next European Commission president, urged Brussels on Wednesday to hit back hard if Donald Trump hikes tariffs … Read more

Weber insists that Turkey will not become an EU member

 

Manfred Weber, the European Peoples Party’s (EPP) lead candidate to be the new EU Commission President , Wednesday insisted that Turkey will not become … Read more

Election Watch News

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán backs Manfred Weber to be the European People’s Party lead candidate

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Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán backs Manfred Weber to be the European People’s Party lead candidate in next year’s European Parliament election, a Hungarian minister … Read more

Thursday Morning Briefing

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A powerful earthquake hit Japan, the two Koreas agreed for a summit later on this month, while Donald Trump’s experience at the White … Read more

Europe needs a new beginning and more democracy – Manfred Weber

Earlier today, Manfred Weber has announced his intention to be EPP lead candidate and next president of the European Commission. 

The following is an article … Read more

Manfred Weber expected to announce he is running to be Spitzenkandidat

Manfred Weber is expected to formally announce he is running to be Spitzenkandidat at an EPP meeting next Wednesday, a senior EPP official said.

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Slovenia Democratic Party ahead in highly fragmented election

The state election commission put Slovenia Democratic Party (SDS) ahead in the election with 26.3 percent of the votes after 25 percent of votes were … Read more