“Best Candidate” or “Orbán Puppet”? Reactions to Várhelyi’s Approval by EP Committee

Yesterday, following a bumpy ride, the EP’s Committee on Foreign Affairs (AFET) has finally okayed the Hungarian commissioner-designate Olivér Várhelyi‘s appointment. In reaction, while Fidesz praised him and once again blamed the “pro-migration” forces for their “scheming,” the opposition, although claiming ready to work with him, also questioned his independence and promised to “keep an eye on him.” … Continue reading “Best Candidate” or “Orbán Puppet”? Reactions to Várhelyi’s Approval by EP Committee