As Juncker gives reassurances to the European Parliament over free trade with the US, 14 member states are urging him to stick to the script.
José Manuel Barroso became part of the problem when the EU started to lose the affection of its citizens.
The president-elect has relented to pressure over a controversial idea to move pharmaceuticals from the Commission’s health department to its industry department.
The patient perspective deserves greater attention, because patients are experts too, says their European spokesperson, Nicola Bedlington.
Poland's new prime minister is under intense domestic pressure to veto a deal.