David SASSOLI (S&D, IT), newly elected EP President gives his first speech in the Chamber of the European Parliament, in Strasbourg. He won with 345 out of 667 valid votes in the second round. David Sassoli was born in Florence on 30 May 1956. As an Italian MEP since 2009, he was re-elected on a Partito Democratico list in Central Italy in May 2019 for a third term. He will lead Parliament until January 2022.