The Board of Directors of the NRW-CDU is not the European politician Elmar Brok for the next European elections. He had not been elected at a state Executive meeting on Monday evening, on the list for the European elections, said Brok. The 37 members of the national Executive had voted by a majority against him – against the wishes of the North Rhine Westphalia state Chairman and Prime Minister, Armin Laschet.
for many years, members of the European Parliament Elmar #Brok lost in the evening, Landtag Deputy in the fight candidacy to the top of the list in the European elections . On his departure from the foreign Affairs Committee in the EP, I had written some time ago @mirror online: //t.co/fo6mjMVuwP
— Peter Mueller (@PeterMueller9) 7. January 2019
Still, the 72-Year-old said but not beaten: “I reserve the right, whether I’m running on the country’s Assembly of delegates”, Brok. “The vote is only a proposal.” A further comment, he refused to in the night – for it was now so immediately after the election too early.
Brok from Germany, in the district of Gütersloh is a member of the European Parliament since 1980, he is the longest-serving member of Parliament. Brok is currently Brexit officer of the EPP group in the European Parliament. The European election takes place at the end of may.
on closer inspection, the Non-nomination of @ElmarBrok_MEP turns out to be surprising tonight on list of @CDUNRW_de as a defeat v @Armin. The MP of North Rhine-Westphalia wanted to Brok, on place 4. The powerful district Chairman saw him but on 6 (still safe) … 1/3
— Robin Alexander (@robinalexander_) 7. January 2019
On the choice of the list-proposal had initially reported the “world”correspondent Robin Alexander. Members of the CDU land Executive Committee were not in the night for an opinion to reach. Because the candidacy of Brok had Laschet, is likely to be due to fall as a defeat for the Prime Minister to be counted.
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