deviation – In their standoff with Brussels over the rule of law, both countries are risking a major risk: billions in support.
It is expected on a firm basis by the greatly regrouped Strasbourg Parliament, that Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki, this Tuesday morning, assures it, “loyalty” to the European Union. Following the Constitutional Court’s October 7 ruling declaring Polish law the precedence of EU law, MEPs urged Commission President Ursula von der Leyen to finally launch rule of law measures, which would deprive society of valuable subsidies to member states that do it. Do not respect the rules.
For Poland, in particular, and Hungary, Accused of anti-LGBT lawThere’s a lot to lose. Countries have already seen payments for the first tranche of funds from the EU’s Next Generation Recovery Scheme on hold indefinitely. This means 1 billion euros out of the 7.2 total projected by Budapest and 5 billion out of 36 billion euros (including 24 in grants and 12 in loans) for Warsaw.
Bravache, the two governments have hinted that they don’t need
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