13 November 2018

MEPs on Twitter #6: the “spitzenkandidat” conundrum

With no surprise, the messages sent by MEPs were mainly focused on the #eppcongress, besides the usual attention given to #brexit.
Citizens focused instead and, once again, on #brexit and #venezuela. Interestingly, people also focused on some issues that involved the Italian deputy Prime Minister, Luigi Di Maio (Five Star Movement).

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