The choice of Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer to the Chairman of the CDU has caused among politicians of other parties is very different reactions. While the Left and the AfD are complaining, the election of the CDU-Secretary-General mean a-as under the previous party leader, Angela Merkel, respond to the greens and the FDP, and not particularly sympathetic to the coalition partner behaves. The reactions in the Individual:
“you enter big shoes to fill”, tweet Andrea Nahles of the mitregiere the SPD. “I offer you good cooperation.”
SPD parliamentary leader Thomas Oppermann said: “The coalition must now show that they can govern well.”
“It is now the task of the CDU,” said FDP leader Christian Lindner. A majority of the party tags have opted for a different strategy, “has chosen but rather continuity”, tweeted he. “We look forward to fair competition and good cooperation.”
“We look forward to an exciting political competition and the pending substantive debate on the best ideas for our country and Europe,” said the Green-heads Anna Lena Baerbock, and Robert Habeck.
The Green politician Jürgen Trittin on Twitter: “And the re-teaching for #Schäuble and @_FriedrichMerz: don’t mess with Merkel!”
The choice did not mean that “a liberal and open-minded CDU starts in the future,” says Left-Boss Katja Kipping. The successor of Angela Merkel “represents in issues of equality and Migration on a reactionary course”.
group leader Sahra wagenknecht: “While it is good that the CDU has not elected to Blackrock’s Merz as a party boss,” tweets. “But AKK stands for a More. A social shift is not to do with a CDU under the ACC.”
Kramp-Karrenbauer was “the continuation of Merkel by other means,” says AfD leader Alexander Gauland.
“Kramp-means Karrenbauer: go for it!” group adds Chairman Alice ryegrass. With the new party leader will be “the links course of the CDU”. So all the conservative Christian Democrats have lost “their battle, and the Union has no political home anymore”.
“On the good cooperation with the CSU!”, tweets CSU-chief and the Federal interior Minister Horst Seehofer. “In the Union all, but not thrilled. Carsten Linnemann, the head of the Union means state Association, says: “Even if many are disappointed in the CDU on the result, the opportunity for a fresh start.” It was important “that the new Chairman quickly puts its own accents, which also lost voters”.
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer had prevailed in the election for the successor to Angela Merkel as party Chairman at the party Congress in Hamburg in the second ballot, with 517 votes against Friedrich Merz. She received 51.7 percent of the votes 999 votes. The third candidate, Minister of health, Jens Spahn, was eliminated in the first ballot.