The Danish competition commissioner, a member of the liberals’ “Team Europe”, has run a low-profile campaign, with Wednesday night’s debate her most notable contribution to the commission race. But Ms Vestager struggled to shine, reported the Financial Times.
Outside her familiar policy areas, like tax and competition, the Dane was overshadowed by her rivals on migration, climate and unemployment. Her highlights included going after Manfred Weber for only praising commissioners from his own centre-right party and quipping that, for her, tax havens are places “where everyone pays tax”.
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