Ex-parliamentary group leader: Friedrich Merz nominated as a candidate for CDU chairmanship

Germany Ex-parliamentary group leader Friedrich Merz nominated as a candidate for CDU chairmanship Status: 8:38 p.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Friedrich Merz tries a third time Former parliamentary group leader Friedrich Merz is running again for the CDU chairmanship. In his last attempt he was defeated by the then Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia, … Read more

Traffic light negotiations: Working groups leave questions unanswered for the top round

BAccording to information from the German Press Agency, there are still important unanswered questions in the negotiations on a traffic light coalition. There has been progress in areas such as climate, finance, transport, and foreign and defense policy, but the papers of the working groups have brackets – this means that there is still no … Read more

CDU: Friedrich Merz fordert Rückzug von Laschets Vizes im Präsidium

Deutschland Krise der Union Merz fordert Rückzug von Laschets Stellvertretern im CDU-Präsidium Stand: 01:45 Uhr | Lesedauer: 4 Minuten Friedrich Merz sieht eine „dringende Notwendigkeit“ in seiner CDU Quelle: Martin U. K. Lengemann/WELT Dem früheren Fraktionschef genügt es nicht, nur den CDU-Vorsitzenden Armin Laschet auszutauschen: Friedrich Merz pocht auf eine viel weitreichendere Neuaufstellung zulasten von … Read more

Brinkhaus praises the SPD: “Has stood in the election campaign like a block”

Germany Germany Day of the Junge Union Brinkhaus praises SPD – “Has stood in the election campaign like a block” Stand: 13:07 | Reading time: 3 minutes Standing ovations for the big loser in the election The Junge Union’s Germany Day in Münster continues. The CDU and CSU get in the mood for the opposition … Read more

Bundestagswahl: „Bei FDP und Unternehmerverbänden werden die Sektkorken knallen“

Der Parlamentarische Geschäftsführer der Linksfraktion im Bundestag, Jan Korte, wirft SPD und Grünen mit Blick auf deren Koalitionspläne mit der FDP einen Bruch von Wahlversprechen vor. „Bei FDP und Unternehmerverbänden werden die Sektkorken knallen. Von etlichen zentralen Wahlversprechen bei SPD und Grünen ist wie befürchtet nichts mehr übrig“, sagte Korte der Deutschen Presse-Agentur. Weder werde … Read more

CDU Vice Julia Klöckner sees women problem in the party

To have the first woman as Federal Chancellor is not enough, said CDU Vice Julia Klöckner. Women are less likely to get a chance in the CDU – they should be consciously promoted by other women politicians. The deputy CDU chairwoman Julia Klöckner has criticized the fact that women are too little visible in the … Read more

CDU-Politiker Christian von Stetten fordert Rücktritt des gesamten Parteipräsidiums

Der CDU-Abgeordnete Christian von Stetten hat den Präsidiums-Mitgliedern seiner Partei nach der herben Wahlniederlage den Rücktritt nahegelegt. „Das CDU-Präsidium kann einen Kanzlerkandidaten gegen alle Umfragewerte, gegen die Schwesterpartei, gegen die Bundestagsfraktion und gegen die Parteibasis durchsetzen“, sagte von Stetten der „Bild am Sonntag“. „Aber dann muss der Kandidat auch die Wahlen gewinnen und eine Regierung … Read more

Christian von Stetten advises the entire CDU presidium to resign

Dhe CDU MP Christian von Stetten suggested that the presidium members of his party resign after the severe election defeat. “The CDU presidium can enforce a candidate for chancellor against all polls, against the sister party, against the parliamentary group and against the party base,” said von Stetten of “Bild am Sonntag”. “But then the … Read more

CDU: Friedrich Merz does not want to run again in the party congress vote and calls for basic participation

Bundestag election Laschet succession In the late evening, Friedrich Merz becomes clear Stand: 4:10 a.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Friedrich Merz in the ZDF program “maybrit illner” Source: ZDF / Svea Pietschmann “A party’s management bodies can decide once against the will of the grassroots, but not two or three times,” tweeted Friedrich Merz. … Read more

“The CDU has become lazy,” says Friedrich Merz

Germany Criticism after the election “The CDU has become lazy,” says Friedrich Merz Status: 07:16 a.m. | Reading time: 3 minutes Friedrich Merz attests his party “lazy thinking” After the federal election there was unrest in the Union: In the CDU there was growing pressure on Armin Laschet and Friedrich Merz attested his party to … Read more