Now they appear together: Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, and Friedrich Merz, even recently, competitors to the CDU leadership. A date in the European election campaign, in the Sauerland region makes it clear that it is Merz ' files for the time being.
March music receives Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer in the hall to protect in Eslohe. Long rows of tables, beer in bottles, and a surprising number of young faces - here is where the CDU is very conservative.
He stands on the edge: Peter Liese, the top candidate of the NRW-CDU for the European election campaign. It is Liese's evening, is to say, the CDU Boss later. But all eyes are on you and him: Friedrich Merz, who is in the Sauerland at home and she had called out in December.
Liese makes the Best of it. So you would have to live with, and if he would not have this event, "if I had a less good election campaign". Therefore, he was pleased with this support.
Common appearance, clear hierarchy: Kramp-Karrenbauer and Merz to show demonstratively, that the time of the competition is over for the time being.Soothing applause
For the first Time after the election to the party presidency, they occur together again in public. Merz enjoys the over 1000 spectators to applaud him significantly more than Kramp-Karrenbauer and Liese.
The ambitious Sauerland remembered as the beginning of due to seeing cleaned up to your competition to the CDU leadership. "What's there to laugh? Well, in the time we've seen each other relatively frequently. And it was also enjoyable."
on the Phone you have and tuned. The political professional knows, it is election time, and since unity is asked. "I want the CDU in Germany, I would like to, that Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer is our President successfully, and I can and want to contribute."The diplomacy of the Chairman
you don't do it, not even on the recent CDU-internal cross-shots against Federal Minister for economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier. Merz is traded, as his successor.
on demand. "We have a business Minister Peter Altmaier, of the I am of the opinion that it abuts the right debates and I'm very glad that he is in office."
For Merz an appearance in the Sauerland region is a home game - Kramp-Karrenbauer may applaud after the end of the power struggle in the CDU left.The topic of security
In her speech to the European election campaign Kramp-Karrenbauer brings secure borders in the center. Europe must secure the external borders together, the citizens expected. This allows for openness in the interior, the basis for the prosperity of Europe.
Merz and Liese stress the economic importance of the EU. The funding for projects and free trade are important for a Region such as the Sauerland, where the industry is very strong. All three welcome the postponement of the Brexit.
At the end will receive all three of the long-lasting applause. Merz is the rst to leave the room. He gives no interview. Many in the room believe even now, that Merz, the economy, politicians, the would be Better, not only at the top of the CDU, but also as a Registrar. But, say, a CDU supporter, "the Sauerland decide not alone".
Kramp-Karrenbauer, and Merz in the EU-election campaign
Arndt Brunnert, WDR
13.04.2019 07:35 PM
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'Know-more-than you' at the 13.04.2019 10:21 PM
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