France's Moscovici struggles to convince EU lawmakers


MEPs gasped when ex-finance minister told commissioner confirmation hearing that Paris had never broken EU budget rules.

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France's Pierre Moscovici struggled to convince European Union lawmakers on Thursday he could enforce budget rules that his own country has repeatedly breached, as the formation of a new European Commission turned into a tit-for-tat political battle, reports Reuters.