'They spit at me in street' Jean-Claude Juncker opens up as reign as EU chief nears end

JEAN-CLAUDE JUNCKER has revealed critics spit at him in the street as his five-year term as the European Union’s top bureaucrat comes to an end.

The Commission President, who is expected to step down next month, said he wants to be seen as approachable to EU citizens and tourists but this sometimes backfires. After putting his retirement plans on hold while his successor, Ursula von der Leyen, while she puts together her team of European commissioners, Mr Juncker says he enjoys his reputation amongst EU citizens. He claimed that he enjoys the limelight and takes around 200 pictures a day, many of them “selfies” with...
source: Express

2019-11-08 15:41
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