Berlin: Lindner: Kemmerich should take out of the game

he advise him with regard to his own Person and of his family, as well as "with a view to the Reputation of the FDP as a whole," said Lindner on Sunday in the

Berlin: Lindner: Kemmerich should take out of the game

he advise him with regard to his own Person and of his family, as well as "with a view to the Reputation of the FDP as a whole," said Lindner on Sunday in the summer interview of the ZDF programme "Berlin direkt". "It's not even the Person Kemmerich, but he has become a Symbol. And since it makes sense to take from the game.“ Kemmerich had with his election to the Prime Minister on 5. February caused outrage, because for the first time in Germany, the AfD votes in it. The 55-Year-old said three days later, his resignation, and remained about a month in a caretaker capacity. After that, he took over the chairmanship of the FDP parliamentary group. In may Kemmerich was once again in the criticism, because he took part in a Demonstration against Corona-restrictions in Gera, part - together with right-minded and followers of conspiracy theories. Since then, he has his office in the Federal Board of the FDP rest.

Lindner was now clear that the top candidate decides the country party. "Our parties in Germany are not organized according to a branch principle that you would have a handle, or right to issue instructions." Kemmerich know his mind, said Lindner. "Mr. Kemmerich know also, that in the other 15 state associations certainly his candidacy on strong support would meet."

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Updated Date: 26 July 2020, 15:26

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