“At this rate, soon there will be enough corrupt MEPs behind bars to form their own football team in prison. Who knows? They could even make it to the #Euro2024.”
Orbán joked that the European Parliament had reportedly started the procedure to waive the immunity of two more MEPs in the wake of the Qatar-gate corruption scandal.
The Hungarian PM concluded his post with Donald Trump’s oft-quoted words, “It’s time to #draintheswamp in Brussels!”
Evan Kaili, the Socialist President of the EP, and three of his colleagues were arrested on 9 December 2022 by the Belgian authorities as part of a corruption investigation. According to police, nearly EUR 1.5 million was seized during a search in the Brussels region, 24.hu reports.