Brit-bashing EU-mad French politician appointed chief Brexit negotiator

Brit-bashing EU-mad French politician appointed chief Brexit negotiator
 

Notorious Gaullist and former French foreign minister Michel Barnier has a history of attacking Britain and famously became known as the ‘federalist Frenchman’ after attempting to impose a paralysing tax on all financial transactions in the City of London.
He also tried to enforce tough bonus caps on City bankers during his time as the EU’s financial services commissioner.
The European Commission appointed Barnier last night as the lead in EU Brexit negotiations with Britain.
Fans of Barnier and Europe say his 40 years working for the EU will make him an extraordinarily tough negotiator.... read more

 
29 September 2016 in World News, Views: 37
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