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Poland and Hungary’s threats to veto Brussels’ budget throw the European Project back into crisis

BY Walter Ellis | tweet Waltroon   /  17 November 2020

Where do we go from here? Hungary and Poland have followed up on their threat to defund the European Union.

They say that unless Brussels drops its plan to make payments out of the EU budget contingent upon compliance with its definitions of democracy and the rule of law, they will veto not only the bloc’s seven-year budget, due to take effect on January 1, but also the hard-won €750 billion Covid rescue and recovery fund.


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