Repatriate illegals in Turkey: Laschet advises Europe to push the hard line

Armin Laschet recommends a tough line for Europe: he says the EU must not tolerate border crossings to Greece. Instead of receiving migrants from Turkey, more money should flow to Ankara. His two competitors have similar statements about the CDU chairmanship. In the dispute over thousands of refugees on the Turkish-Greek border, the North Rhine-Westphalian […]

Overview of candidates for CDU presidency

Friedrich Merz, Armin Laschet and Norbert Röttgen agree in the sentence: A situation like in 2015 must not be repeated. The unity ends with that. Merz stands most clearly for a realignment of the refugee policy. He has spoken out strictly against the admission of more refugees from Turkey. There must be a clear signal: […]

“Must be readjusted”: Merz wants the Germans to work longer

Germany “Needs to be readjusted” Merz wants the Germans to work longer As of: 6:46 p.m. | Reading time: 2 minutes Why Friedrich Merz feels misunderstood The showdown in the CDU has begun: Friedrich Merz sees himself as a true middle man, everything else is misinterpretation – and it is still unknown which woman dares […]

Missing candidates for CDU party presidency no problem | TIME ONLINE

The CDU presidential candidate Friedrich Merz sees no problem in the fact that so far Successor to party leader Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer don’t apply women. “We don’t have to apologize if a man becomes CDU chairman again after two decades,” Merz told the newspapers of the Funke media group. Before Kramp-Karrenbauer, Angela Merkel chaired the for […]

The happiness of Armin Laschet

es is a smart move by Armin Laschet and Jens Spahn to face the election of the new CDU chairman – not as a double leader, but as a tandem with Laschet on the handlebars and Spahn as one of his future representatives. Elsewhere, Laschet could not have sat as Prime Minister in North Rhine-Westphalia […]

CDU: “The second person on my team will be a woman”

Ramelow is certain to be elected in the first ballot Bodo Ramelow is counting on his re-election in the Erfurt state parliament. “I firmly assume that I will get enough votes from the democratic groups on March 4 in the first ballot without being dependent on AfD votes,” he told the “Thuringian General”. Ramelow also […]

He came, saw and spoke – just not about himself

Jens Spahn enters the hall immediately after Friedrich Merz has scheduled his press conference for Tuesday. Merz will presumably announce his candidacy for the CDU federal presidency there, at least the text of the invitation allows this conclusion. By the end of the week, the Federal Minister of Health must also declare whether he will […]

The CDU wants to leave chaos behind

Earlier, CDU boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer had announced that potential applicants would still declare in the current week whether they wanted to run. They assume that there is also interest in the application among the potential candidates traded – that is, NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet, ex-parliamentary leader Friedrich Merz and Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn. […]