Last chance, Ursula! VDL given final warning as MEPs turn on EU chief - court battle looms
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They then asked Parliament President David Sassoli to trigger Article 265 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU). The protocol would see the Commission taken to court for failing to take action against “the growing risk of misusing the Union’s budget as means to deteriorate the Rule of Law in some Member States.” In a note to President Sassoli, they said they "regret" the Commission not taking action “in the most obvious cases of the breaches of the Rule of Law in the EU". They added: “To be prepared, the EP shall in the meantime immediately start the necessary preparations for potential court proceedings under Article 265 of TFEU against the Commission."
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