Live blog: Ursula von der Leyen’s pitch to lead European Commission

Presidential nominee seeks backing from Parliament.As candidate for President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen needs 374 votes in a secret ballot in the European Parliament today. Von der Leyen will set out her agenda to Parliament at 9 a.m. Group leaders will answer, then other MEPs will get a turn, and von der Leyen will have the chance to respond twice. Read her Political Guidelines here: https://ec.europa.eu/commission/sites/beta-political/files/political-guidelines-next-commission_en.pdf The vote is scheduled to start at 6 p.m. Don’t expect results much earlier than 7:30 p.m. Follow POLITICO Europe live blog from around 8.30 a.m. this morning to see how it all shakes out: https://www.politico.eu/article/live-blog-ursula-von-der-leyen-pitch-to-european-parliament-to-lead-european-commission-president/?utm_source=POLITICO.EU&utm_campaign=e05821980b-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_07_16_04_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_10959edeb5-e05821980b-189770393

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