The CDU chairman in the direct attack: Fire me or steady me

Kramp-Karrenbauer, who has been chairman of the German CDU in a year, going on the movement in the flesh on the opponents. birte ravn Kramp-Karrenbauer, who h

The CDU chairman in the direct attack: Fire me or steady me

Kramp-Karrenbauer, who has been chairman of the German CDU in a year, going on the movement in the flesh on the opponents.

birte ravn Kramp-Karrenbauer, who has been at the forefront of the conservative CDU in Germany since last year, saying at the parties national convention to the delegates, to either fire her, or supports her.

It comes after the internal murmurings in the German ruling party of the president and several defeats the originally competing at giants.

- If you are of the opinion that it Germany I want, not Germany, I imagine, and if you are of the opinion that the way I want to go along with you, not the way you think is right, so let's talk about it today and Jestbahis finish it today, here and now, saith the sharp message from Kramp-Karrenbauer.

- But dear friends, if you want this Germany, if you want to take this path together, let us roll up our sleeves now and here, says her invitation to the delegates.

The reply to her talk with a seven-minute long applause.

Kramp-Karrenbauer replaced in december last year Angela Merkel, as the chairman of the CDU.

While she has been leader, the CDU lost the elections to the European Parliament in may and suffered defeat by two delstatsvalg in the fall. It has got several members of the party to vent to the idea to switch her and the old guard out.

Her speech on Friday is seen as a direct attack on Friedrich Merz, who lost last year's elections for the chair to Kramp-Karrenbauer.

He has in recent weeks been out with criticism in the media of his party's political course, chancellor Merkel and the continued intergovernmental cooperation with the social democratic SPD.

/ritzau/AFP

Date Of Update: 22 November 2019, 21:12
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