Skip to comments.German Chancellor Angela Merkel to step down as party leader
Posted on 10/29/2018 3:53:34 AM PDT by Ciaphas Cain
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced she will give up leadership of her center-right Christian Democrat Union (CDU) party after 18 years in the post, German media has reported.
Merkel announced during a meeting with officials that she will not seek to run for re-election at the party's convention in December. But she made clear that she wanted to remain as chancellor, a position she has held since 2005, CNN affiliate RTL reported, citing party sources.
Angela Merkel's Bavarian allies lose majority in crushing vote The announcement is a sign of Merkel's weakened power within her own party, and waning popularity in the country.
Both parties under Merkel's ruling coalition -- the CDU and the Social Democratic Party (SPD) -- suffered heavy losses in a regional election over the weekend.
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So, she’s like Ryan, Flake and all the other scumbags that announce they’re leaving, but wont’ just go away. They have a few more things to obstruct and destroy before they clean out their office.
Job well done. She destroyed Germany and half of Europe.
If only she’d done that a dozen years ago.
Ist das nicht a dirty rat?
So what does it take to get her out as Chancellor? She is still in power and able to further sell out Germany to the Islamic hordes. Will she be now be like a Paul Ryan unbound and sabotaging at every turn?
The one thing to always remember about Merkle is; she’s an east German; and governed like one. She and her policies have gone great damage to Germany.
Looks like the cracks in the New Socialist World Order are finally appearing (thanks to Trump). Is it too early to start planning for the New Republic World Order? The rules are simple: this time, the adults will be in charge and the kids are to mind their manners...
She wants to step down as party leader but remain Chancellor of Germany.
This seems like a calculated gesture to deflect from her failures.
She retains power but puts someone else in a position to take the blame if her party continues to do poorly with the voters.
Very much like Machiavelli would recommend.
It’s sad to see Europe collapsing under these Socialist leaders. Perhaps Poland can rise up and lead them out of the darkness.
Right. I’m confused by the center-right thing, too.
Exactly, if they are center right then Im Spartacus.
Lol, is that her back in the day?
Hope Macron, May and Trudeau are next
We need a new world order so Trump can deal with Russia, Iran, China, North Korea and Turkey with our President the Senior leader of the free world.
That is significant! The woman who began the destruction of Europe by welcoming millions of bearded savages will lose her power.
But people like her never give up. Watch for her to look for a seat in the European Parliament.
The German swamp. She should leave. Maybe Germany can find a real leader. One that doesn’t kowtow to Russia.
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