European Commission President Likely to Survive Lux Leaks Scandal

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Nov. 12, 2014 (AP photo by Yves Logghe).
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker addresses the media at the European Commission headquarters in Brussels, Nov. 12, 2014 (AP photo by Yves Logghe).
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Earlier this month, the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists published a cache of documents exposing how numerous multinational firms have avoided paying billions of dollars in taxes while maintaining only a token presence in Luxembourg. The so-called Lux Leaks scandal has directly touched Jean-Claude Juncker, who assumed his role as president of the European Commission, the European Union’s legislative body, on Nov. 1. Juncker served as both finance minister and prime minster of Luxembourg, prompting many questions about his knowledge of and role in the scandal. Lux Leaks has confirmed what many already knew, or at least suspected. In fact, […]

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