MEP cries foul at attempt to curb French commissioner's powers

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Leaked memo says former finance minister Pierre Moscovici's powers in EU Commission will be shared with Latvian hardliner.

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MEP Sylvie Goulard, a spokesperson for the liberal ALDE group, asked for clarification from Commission president-elect Jean-Claude Juncker following a leaked document according to which the powers of French commissioner for economic and financial affairs Pierre Moscovici would be curtailed, reports EurActiv.