Post affair: Always trouble with the family: A state secretary causes bad air in the Ministry of Economic Affairs

Patrick Graichen is used to the wind.

Post affair: Always trouble with the family: A state secretary causes bad air in the Ministry of Economic Affairs

Patrick Graichen is used to the wind. Normally he does it himself. Formerly as a lobbyist and head of the think tank "Agora Energiewende", since he took office as State Secretary in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Protection. The 51-year-old Rhinelander is Robert Habeck's most powerful official. But of all things, Habeck's mastermind and "Mach-mal" of the energy transition is now itself in the wind. He blows in his face from the front, taking him and his green minister with him.

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