CDU Boss Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has expressed cautious to a Jamaica Alliance with the Greens and the FDP after the next Federal election. Two constellations as in the state of Hesse, with the Black-Green lead is easier than constellations with three parties, “as anyone knows who has ever put in such work,” said Kramp-Karrenbauer in the Phoenix program “Under the Linden trees.

Kramp-Karrenbauer had in the Saarland at the beginning of 2012, you guided the first Jamaica-government in a Federal state due to a Rift in the coalition partner FDP burst. The dispute within the FDP was no longer “with the responsibility for securing the future of the country compatible”, had justified the move at the time.

On the question of whether they could imagine at the Federal level, the Jamaican government if the SPD does not want to continue the Grand coalition, for example, after the European elections, said the CDU Chairman in the case of Phoenix, there is Yes-functioning role models, such as in Schleswig-Holstein. Therefore, one cannot say of a Jamaica coalition “per se, it comes to us completely out of the question”.

devotion to what Extent in the future, but also the possibility of other constellations – for example, for the two covenants, it must be examined according to a result of the election. Alliances with the left party or the AfD out of the castle again.

peace with the CSU

After the serious clashes between Angela Merkel and CSU chief Horst Seehofer on the migration policy, Kramp-Karrenbauer said to be optimistic about their cooperation, the future of the CSU Chairman Markus Söder. You and Söder was aware of “how destructive it was, how negatively this has affected,” she said, with a view to the dispute. “That’s why we approach our work as a party Chairman with the firm intention that we will be working closely together that we can share our good and vote.”

but that does not mean that it will not give the substantive dispute. The CDU and the CSU had had a fight. “We are siblings, but not twins.” The Union had always been particularly strong, “if we have adds in the differences in each other”.

This means: “Also a dispute in the matter, but reasonable. Then, if it’s worth it in the thing. And above all: extraordinary sound.”

Kramp-Karrenbauer attends this Saturday at the CSU party Congress in Munich, at the Söder Seehofer as CSU leader to replace.

An analysis of the current situation of the CDU under its new Chairman, you can read here.

you want to answer the Sunday question for the Federal government? Vote here:


Sam Yoon has many years of experiences in journalism. He has covered such areas as information technology, science, sports and politics. Yoon can be reached at 82-2-6956-6698.