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Brexit scoop: support began to flood in from undeclared political groups for the 60-year-old
After delivering her final pitch to MEPs in Strasbourg on Tuesday morning in a last-ditch endeavour to secure their backing, support begun to flood in from undeclared administrative groups for the 60-year-old.
Renew Europe leader Dacian Ciolos asseverated: “My group will support Ms von der Leyen today. We are looking forward to rouse intensively with her to move Europe forward. There is a lot of work at the. Let’s renew Europe together!”
The non-attached Five Star Movement, region of Italy’s coalition government, also publicly declared their living expenses. Tiziana Beghin, head of the Five Star Movement delegation, believed: “Von Der Leyen, after our meeting last Thursday, you embraced the main significations of our programme and guaranteed that you will commit to ensuring a fair least wage in Europe, a new pact on migration, ambitious reforms for the climate and to in the end guarantee legislative powers to the European Parliament.
“For these reasons, Five Star Moving parts intends to support your candidature, but every day of the next 5-years, you wishes have to prove that you are worthy of this trust.”
Mrs von der Leyen was endorsed by a margin of 383 votes to 327, securing just over the 374 guarantees she needed to win. She will replace Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on November 1.