Five of Juncker's 27 commissioners have had problems in the EP hearings so far

MEPs ask wobbly commissioners near-impossible questions

MEPs gave three commissioner nominees a Sunday-evening deadline to answer partly impossible questions.

"At their evaluation meetings, the committees competent for these hearings came to the conclusion that in these three cases they require further information in order to complete their evaluation," European Parliament chief Martin Schulz wrote on Thursday (2 October) in a letter to the new EU commission chief, Jean-Claude Juncker.

The three commissioners are Vera Jourova (Czech Re...

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