NRW-government chief Armin Laschet has also warned of Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister-President, Daniel Günther, in view of the forthcoming change in the CDU-to-peak before a shift to the right of his party. “There can be no break with the course of the middle of last year,” said Daniel Günther (CDU) of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. If the CDU wants to remain people’s party, had to make the future Person at the top of an offer for all of the wings. How Laschet also Günther criticized the Speech of Minister of health, Jens Spahn, according to which the issue of Migration, “the white elephant in the room” – a debate that was finished from the point of view of many citizens, neither yet to be resolved.

Next to CDU General Secretary Annegret Kramp-karrenbauer, apply with the former Union parliamentary leader Friedrich Merz, and the Minister of health, Jens Spahn, two representatives of the conservative party wing, the successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel in the CDU presidency. Merz justified his candidacy, among other things, he wants to help the CDU to “awakening and renewal”, Spahn calls for a “real restart” for the CDU. Kramp-Karrenbauer will want to comment until next week to their candidature.

Guenther went the distance to Spahn and said, Migration is not the most important issue, but an important theme of several. “But it’s not that the voters Wake up in the morning and ask yourself, how is the Migration,” he said. His analysis of the situation is quite different. Günther pointed instead to issues such as social protection, digitization, maintenance, and shortage of skilled workers.

On Friday, the CDU had warned Vice-Laschet in front of an “axis shift” of the party to the right. As factually and politically incorrect, he referred to the analysis, the Migration is the biggest of all the problems.

Kretschmer calls for new leadership style

Saxony’s Prime Minister, Michael Kretschmer demanded in the daily mirror on Sunday, the core brand of the CDU “more out of the peel”. This applies not only to the topic of Migration, but also in the economic and energy policy.

Merz have correctly said that no Revolution was necessary and it is not going to turn everything around 180 degrees. “But we must make it clear what is CDU.” So you would have to show the people more, “what the compromises are and what the CDU would do, if she were to rule alone”. At the same time Kretschmer demanded a different leadership style than under Merkel. To explain “more, to go outside and lead to public debates, it is necessary at this time.”

party Chairwoman Angela Merkel had announced on Monday after the losses of the CDU in the state Parliament election in Hesse, that it will not compete after about 18 years at the helm of the CDU during the party Convention at the beginning of December again. You ready to stand, but more, your chancellorship until the end of the legislative period 2021 to continue. So they moved from their previous Position, according to the Chancellery and the party chairmanship in a Hand should be. On Sunday, the Bureau and the Federal Board of the CDU will meet to discuss the next steps.

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