The CDU will decide at a party conference in December about the succession of the party Chairman, Annegret Kramp-karrenbauer. Official candidates so far are the NRW Minister Armin Laschet, Ex-Union parliamentary leader Friedrich Merz and foreign politicians Röttgen.
Spahn supported in Tandem with Laschet's nomination. Schuster said the "Stuttgarter Zeitung" and the "Stuttgarter Nachrichten", dated Friday, he see the Minister of health "not in his self-chosen restraint, but it is clearly on par with the other candidates."generational change in the CDU?
The member of Parliament Michael Hennrich urged the three official candidates for the withdrawal. "Laschet, Merz and Röttgen should go over the summer and think carefully about whether you can give the party really have the necessary impetus or not but rather the way for a real change of generation," he told the Newspapers. Spahn is 40 years old. Röttgen, Laschet and Merz between mid-50s and mid-60s.
More to Spahn as a possible CDU-chair you can read here...Röttgen, you can find "in itself is not a defect"
Röttgen, however, is by no means a losing battle. "If I take the political statements of three candidates in the past two months as a yardstick, then I can find in me a defect," he said the "Focus". He was taken in the Belief that the CDU need renewal and new ideas. "The closer we get to the party, the more these contextual issues are back in focus."
He was going to do everything, "that the party decides how they want to set up for the next decade", more said Röttgen of the magazine. "Because both the new Chairman and the Chancellor must have the claim to shape this period of time."
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