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India: Merz is to be chosen at digital party congress to the CDU boss

"An embarrassing setback": the American press pin the difficulties of biden to the Congress

 The American press wonders about the tenant's ability of the White House to continue his reforms, while still and always facing the divisions of his own camp. © AFP.com/saul Loeb Joe Biden in Las Vegas, on January 8, 2022, during the funeral of a former senator Times are hard for Joe Biden, and it is not the American press who will say the opposite .

Friedrich Merz is to be elected at a digital party congress on Saturday to the new CDU boss (beginning 09.30 clock). He had clearly established himself in December with a member survey against the competitors Helge Braun and Norbert Röttgen. The 1001 party congress delegated votes on Saturday now online about the successor of Armin Laschet. For legal reasons, a postal election must be made again. Merz could then start his office at the end of January.

Der designierte CDU-Vorsitzende Friedrich Merz hat heftige Kritik am Auftreten seiner Partei in den vergangenen Jahren geübt. © Tobias Schwarz The designated CDU chairman Friedrich Merz has practiced violent criticism in his party in recent years.

The Union from CDU and CSU had lashed the worst result of their history in the general election with their Chancellor candidate. At the congress, the Bureau and the Federal Board are now re-elected. Merz has proposed the former Berlin Social Senator Mario Czaja as a new Secretary-General. He should compete for succession of Paul Ziemiak. The result of the vote on Merz should be announced at 11:50 am.

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Different views: SPD politicians advise on attitude in Ukraine crisis .
If someone always says a thing is completely clear, suggesting that there may be a few uncertainties. At the invitation of SPD boss Lars Klingbeil, leading politicians of the party to the Monday afternoon have come together with confidential consultations about Ukraine crisis. "There we are completely clear," said Klingbeil in advance in the ARD morning magazine. "The escalation goes out of Russia. We are completely clear that all options are on the table.

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