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Incoming EU chief under fire over migration official’s job title that appears to borrow from xenophobic, far-right rhetoric

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Incoming EU chief under fire over migration official’s job title that appears to borrow from xenophobic, far-right rhetoricIncoming European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen came under intensifying pressure on Thursday to drop the controversial title of “Protecting our European Way of Life” for her commissioner in charge of migration.The odd-sounding name has come under fire from European lawmakers, some EU member states and rights groups for sounding like the xenophobic rhetoric used by far-right groups.Outgoing Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker weighed in, telling Euronews: “I don’t like the idea that… ......
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