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It was supposed to be a thing of the past. So-called powerbrokers, self-appointed and unaccountable, conspiring furtively by telephone and in secret meetings to cut deals to dole out positions of power with a cynical disregard for the will of the voters.
The Hungarian government would regard the appointment of Frans Timmermans as European Commission president “unacceptable”, a government official said, adding the reason why was that the candidate was backed by the Social Democrats and George Soros.
“First Vice-President of the European Commission (EC) Frans Timmermans must take responsibility for the fact that over one and a half million illegal immigrants have come to Europe,” the Foreign Minister said
Minister Szijjártó pointed out that if Hungary had an electoral system like the United Kingdom or France, then the ruling party wouldn’t just have a two-thirds majority in Parliament, but a majority of 85 percent