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EU leaders set to back Ursula von der Leyen for second term

Simon Harris faces misgivings from some Irish MEPS as many say that they will not support the reappointment of the commission president

Ursula von der Leyen, the reigning European Commission president: While Irish MEPs alone are unlikely to unseat her, every vote counts as she tries to gather enough MEPs on her side to see her through the vote, slated to take place the week of 15 July in Strasbourg. Philippe Buissin/European Union