German Conservatives on Saturday, January 22, elected a new president, Angela Merkel’s rival Friedrich Merz, with the task of repairing a party that had been crushed since its defeat in the legislative elections.
Approximately 980 delegates from the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) Congress, which convened by video conference due to the epidemic, voted nearly 95% in favor of the 66-year-old MP – the only candidate already nominated by the party in December. Members. Frederick Mers announced himself after failing to attempt the post twice in recent years. “Moved deeper” By this referendum.
After many years of Angela Merkel’s centrism, she must return to a traditional conservative line and restart an organization in deep crisis as it suffered the weakest score in her history in the September 26 legislative elections. This poor performance prompted the outgoing leader and failed candidate for president, Armin Lachet, to re-order his order.
On Saturday, MERS called for the party to close. “We must be a strong opposition. We want to win the election in Launder. “He began by referring to the many regional elections planned for this year in the country.
Merkel has the option to break with the years
Sixteen years ahead of Germany, the CDU has begun to heal opposition for the next four years, with Social Democrats facing a government formed by President Olaf Scholes’ Social Democrats Ecologists and the Liberal Party. The new leader of the Conservatives, Mr. Attacked Shoals, accusing him of being inactive in the discussion of the mandatory vaccination against Kovit-19 and in the case of the crisis in Ukraine.
Without hitting the former president forward, Frederick Mers did not hide his desire to break with Merkel over the years. Their rivalry dates back to the early 2000s, when Angela Merkel, then head of the CDU, removed her from the strategic position of chair of the parliamentary committee.
In 2009, he completely withdrew from political life and turned to finance. Lawyer for a large business firm in Düsseldorf, he has amassed millions and influence in large German companies. The owner of two aircraft – one of which is a self-pilot – resigned last year from his duties at Blackrock, one of the world’s largest property managers.