In the battle for the CDU presidency failed Ex-Union leader Merz just. His political Comeback is not to stop but. Even as a Minister under Chancellor Merkel, he is to trust himself, he said the "FAZ".
Ex-Union parliamentary leader Friedrich Merz has confirmed its willingness, in return the policy. "I have renewed my offer to really go all out in the policy, and my previous professional activity to give up," said Merz, of the "Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung".
office as A Minister in the Cabinet of Chancellor Angela Merkel "would I trust me because of my experience in business and politics," said Merz. The decision is not for the sun but in his Hand, but was "a matter for the Chancellor".
The conservative and economic liberal wing of the CDU are calling for a greater involvement of Merz in the party. Their Argument: the disgruntled camp of the angry father could be appeased, and a deeper split in the CDU can be prevented. In the party leadership it is unlikely that Merkel Merz - one of your harshest critics, get in your Cabinet.
The new CDU leader, Kramp-Karrenbauer said this in the last week with Merz about his political future."Trust conversation" with Kramp-Karrenbauer
The new CDU leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer had spoken on Thursday with Merz about his future role in the party. Merz reported a good, trusting conversation, to which you agreed to confidentiality.
It was on various topics of talk, but nothing Concrete has been agreed. "But we are agreed that we need to look at the end of January or the beginning of February, and then in the light of the developments speak to each other." He was the former Saarland Prime Minister and CDU General Secretary at the party Congress on 7. December, in a vote nearly.Weak party tags occurs
Merz dismissed reports that he was in his speech at the Hamburg Congress on January 7. December has been put at a disadvantage. Among other things, there had been rumors that the microphone was quieter, rotated, while Merz gave his candidate's speech for the presidency. In addition, there had been speculation that the headlights had been hot. He could start with these rumors, "absolutely nothing," said Merz of the "FAZ". "The competition for the CDU presidency was fair."
The former Union leader admitted that his appearance had weaknesses. "From the look back considered, I should have been free to speak - but it was certainly also on my form on the day that the contents have not been optimally over." In terms of content, he would say "nothing else".