Bratušek fails to impress MEPs at hearing

Former Slovenian prime minister Alenka Bratušek may have failed to convince MEPs to back her as the European Commission’s vice-president for energy union. A vote is expected in the next 24 hours

Former Slovenian prime minister Alenka Bratušek may have failed to convince MEPs to back her as the European Commission’s vice-president for energy union.

MEPs from the S&D and EPP groups said Ms Bratušek, an ALDE candidate, was poorly prepared for her interview with the European Parliament’s energy and environment committees on Monday and had failed to explain her vision for the energy union.

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