Socialists pick Dutchman Timmermans for tilt at top EU job

LISBON, Portugal – Europe’s socialist parties on Saturday, December 8, chose Dutch politician Frans Timmermans to lead them in May elections and to succeed his boss Jean-Claude Juncker as head of the European Commission.

Delegates voted in Timmermans, currently first vice president of the EU’s powerful executive arm, as …
Source: Politics