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Bratušek Fails to Convince MEPs, Fuelling Reshuffle Talk

Brussels, 6 October - Slovenia's EU commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek appeared unable to convince MEPs that she had a viable plan for the EU's energy union at a confirmation hearing Monday, fuelling speculation in Brussels that Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker will be forced to reshuffle his team.

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is quizzed by two European Parliament committees.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is quizzed by two European Parliament committees.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is quizzed by two European Parliament committees.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is quizzed by two European Parliament committees.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is quizzed by two European Parliament committees.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is rejected by the European Parliament's industry and environment committees (ITRE and ENVI).
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

Brussels, Belgium
European commissioner candidate Alenka Bratušek is quizzed by two European Parliament committees.
Photo: Thierry Monasse/STA

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