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India CDU party congress: Armin Laschet for postponement

09:40  25 october  2020
09:40  25 october  2020 Source:   spiegel.de

survey: Germans favor Jens Spahn as the new CDU boss

 survey: Germans favor Jens Spahn as the new CDU boss 22 percent of Germans would like the federal health ministers to be the CDU chairman. However, he is not running at all, but supports Armin Laschet. © Reuters Spahn does not apply for the CDU chairmanship, but competes in a team with NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet. Federal Health Minister Jens Spahn would have good cards from CDU chairman, but few good cards as candidate for chancellor of the Union.

Armin Laschet , CDU leadership contender. Mr Laschet said that with him there would be no sharp break with Ms Merkel’s policies. It is widely expected that the winner will become the party ’s candidate for chancellor in next year’s elections — though he will need the blessing of the CDU ’s

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Actually, Armin Laschet wanted to be elected as the new chairman at the CDU party congress in early December. But now the NRW Prime Minister is pleading for a postponement due to the corona pandemic.

  CDU-Parteitag: Armin Laschet für Verschiebung © ADAM BERRY / POOL / EPA-EFE / Shutterstock

Armin Laschet has spoken out against the planned CDU election party conference at the beginning of December. What parties expect from the citizens, they have to do themselves: reduce contacts wherever possible. "This party congress is not absolutely necessary now, it can be postponed," said the Prime Minister of North Rhine-Westphalia of "Welt am Sonntag.

All pending questions could also be decided after the winter," Laschet is quoted as saying. "We need all strength, energy and focus efforts now on combating the pandemic. The people in Germany have less than ever an understanding of the fact that parties are now concerned with themselves. "

Fight for the CDU chairmanship: Follow the debate between Laschet, Merz and Röttgen on the live stream

 Fight for the CDU chairmanship: Follow the debate between Laschet, Merz and Röttgen on the live stream At the end of the event on Saturday evening, JU boss Tilman Kuban wants to start a two-week member survey of the youth organization on the CDU chairmanship. The result is considered to be the recommendation of the party’s youngsters for election to the CDU leader. The JU - the joint youth organization of the CDU and CSU - claims to have almost 100,000 members. Of the 1001 delegates at the CDU party congress, around 100 belong to the JU.

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Laschet competes for the chairmanship with the economic politician Friedrich Merz and the foreign politician Norbert Röttgen . Merz definitely wants the party conference "We have to let it take place, despite Corona - and we shouldn't allow the comparison to be made between the Volksfest, Oktoberfest and football game," he said on Thursday evening at a CDU event in Hamburg.

The CDU -Spitze wants to decide on the party congress on Monday. It is being considered to distribute the party congress to several locations , with mutual connection via video. According to dpa information, the model could be a corresponding planning for the Lower Saxony CDU state party congress on November 7th.

According to "WamS" information, CDU General Secretary Paul Ziemiak wants the committees to come up with a corresponding concept on Monday This was checked and approved by in-house lawyers from the CDU and by experts from the Ministry of the Interior. The CDU would not meet with 1001 delegates in Stuttgart as previously planned, but with 100 to 200 delegates each in eight to ten halls in Germany. The speeches of the candidates would be broadcast everywhere, the counting would take place in each hall under notarial supervision.

Saarland's Prime Minister Tobias Hans advocated this variant in the "WamS" and declared: "Postponing the party congress into the spring of next year would be the worse alternative." The Union parliamentary group leader in the Bundestag, Ralph Brinkhaus, said that as long as the number of new infections continues to rise at a high level, a party congress is unthinkable.

CDU chairmanship: Christian Hirte brings Ralph Brinkhaus into play .
Still-party leader Kramp-Karrenbauer ponders a possible surprise candidate in the power struggle for her successor. Thuringia's CDU boss Hirte has an idea. © TOBIAS SCHWARZ / AFP The Thuringian CDU state chief and member of the Bundestag Christian Hirte has brought the head of the CDU / CSU parliamentary group, Ralph Brinkhaus , into play as a possible candidate in the power struggle for the party's federal chairmanship.

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