Donald Tusk is a Polish politician and historian. He has been President of the European Council since 1 December 2014.
Tusk, born 22 April 1957, was Prime Minister of Poland (2007–2014) and a co-founder and chairman of the Civic Platform (Platforma Obywatelska) party. In March 2017, Tusk was re-elected for a second term as President of the European Council, receiving 27 of 28 votes; the one vote against him came from Beata Szydło, the Prime Minister of Poland. Here you can find an automatic compilation of all DW content referring to Donald Tusk.
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As Poland celebrated the centenary of regaining its independence there were pro and anti-EU marches. The government held a nationalist march in Warsaw which was joined by far-right supporters. Those who see their future in a united Europe rallied around the President of the EU Council, Donald Tusk, in Lodz. He warned Poles against the idea of leaving the EU - a Polexit. Julian Berner reports.