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EU Officials Ask If They Have the Wrong Person Running the Show

  • Some in Brussels say commission president may not be up to job
  • Von der Leyen threatening to sue Germany over ECB bond-buying
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ECB Needs Face-Saving Solution in Germany Case, Lawmaker Says

The European Union’s top official is struggling.

National governments are reasserting their power, the coronavirus is exposing the EU’s old faultlines with a new ferocity and, six months into the job, some officials who work with Ursula von der Leyen are asking whether she’s up to it.