EU Parliament starts process to lift 2 lawmakers' immunity
January 1, 2023
BRUSSELS (AP) — The president of the European Parliament has launched an urgent procedure to waive the immunity of two lawmakers following a request from Belgian judicial authorities investigating a major corruption scandal rocking EU politics.
The European Parliament said Monday that President Roberta Metsola asked all services and committees to give the procedure priority, with the goal to have it finished by Feb. 13.
"From the very first moment the European Parliament has done everything in its power to assist in investigations and we will continue to make sure that there will be no im...