For Barroso, The Revolving Door Just Got Stuck

His new employer, Goldman Sachs, will be fuming…

Cross-posted from Euractiv

José Manuel Barroso will face humiliating security checks after Jean-Claude Juncker, his successor as European Commission President, stripped him of the privileges traditionally offered to visiting dignitaries in Brussels.

Juncker has opened a probe into whether Barroso breached EU ethics guidelines by joining investment bank Goldman Sachs, where he will advise on Brexit.

In a letter to the European Union’s official watchdog, Juncker also said that Barroso will now be received as a lobbyist rather than as a former president

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