jimkennedy’s avatarjimkennedy’s Twitter Archive—№ 17,789

  1. Spanish court continues to refuse to recognise the MEP status of Carles Puigdemont and the other Catalan exiles, directly contradicting the EU parliament. @elpuntavui/1588197825720066050
    1. …in reply to @jimkennedy
      The EU has ruled that MEPs become such on the basis of the election results; Spain insists that becoming an MEP requires going to Madrid and swearing allegiance to the Spanish constitution.
      1. …in reply to @jimkennedy
        Puigdemont was elected to the European Parliament in summer 2019, recognised across Europe except in Spain. Here's his parliamentary CV - europarl.europa.eu/meps/en/202351/CARLES_PUIGDEMONT+I+CASAMAJO/home
        oh my god twitter doesn’t include alt text from images in their API