Prime Minister David Cameron told European leaders 'they could live to regret' allowing parties rather than politicians to pick the European Commission.
I've told EU leaders they could live to regret the new process for choosing the Commission President. I'll always stand up for UK interests.
It should be no surprise that David Cameron failed to stop such a long-standing EU figure being nominated as European Commission president.
The PM's friends in Europe are bewildered that he would rather go down in flames than try for the best deal possible in the circumstances.
David Cameron is cruising for Euro-bruising over the election of Jean-Claude Jucker