Berlin: Amthor: in addition to work at American company was a mistake

Although he had shown a side job for the company in the case of recording in the past year, the Bundestag administration official. "I'm not for sale," said A

Berlin: Amthor: in addition to work at American company was a mistake

Although he had shown a side job for the company in the case of recording in the past year, the Bundestag administration official. "I'm not for sale," said Amthor, the German press Agency on request on Friday. "Nevertheless, I have made myself politically vulnerable, and I understand the criticism. It was a mistake.“ His commitment to the company is not equivalent to looking back, his own claims to the perception of its political tasks. "This Chapter is a lesson to me. I have therefore drawn the consequences from this, and my finished ancillary activity. Share options of the company, I have never exercised and have already returned,“ said Amthor. "My priority is the passionate political commitment to our country."

Amthor wants to be Western Pomerania, Chairman of the state CDU in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He is currently the only candidate. He left so far open as to whether he wants to compete against the SPD politician and current Prime Minister Manuela Schwesig as a candidate for the Post of Prime Minister. Recently, there was no doubt that Schwesig will take.

it is reported As the "mirror", had Amthor for the company, "Augustus Intelligence" lobbying, and in the autumn of 2018 with a letter to the Federal Minister of economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier (CDU) political support asked. The draft of the letter was written to the news magazine, according to a letter paper of the German Bundestag and circulated before Sending in the company.

According to the "mirror" have taken Amthor in addition, together with the staff of the company travelling in expensive Hotels and with managers of twice the then parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of economy, Christian shepherd, visited. In addition, he'll have to get a minimum of 2817 stock options to the company and a Director clothed.

dpa
Updated Date: 12 June 2020, 15:26

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