Armin Laschet

Fool’s-eye roulette at the CDU – the Schalke 04 of federal politics

Updated April 12, 2021, 7:12 a.m. Professional footballers as “Querpasser”, Armin Laschet and Markus Söder play faux roulette for the candidacy for chancellor, fact selection with the ARD magazine “Monitor” and the AfD provides the proof that it is ineligible – the satirical weekly review. A satire of Marie von den Benken Today I would … Read more

Corona in NRW: Mask requirement in Düsseldorf, clinics always full

More and more people with Covid-19 are lying in the NRW hospitals. There are still enough intensive care beds available. The photo was taken on October 28 in a clinic in Essen and shows the treatment of a Covid 19 patient. Photo: Cologne Here you can always see all current developments on the corona pandemic … Read more

“There are other crisis managers”: AKK rules out further Merkel candidacy

Friday October 30th 2020 From the point of view of CDU boss Kramp-Karrenbauer, it is “very lucky” to have a Chancellor like Angela Merkel in the current crisis. Nevertheless, with a view to the federal election in autumn 2021, it says that there are also other crisis managers in Germany. The CDU chairwoman Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer … Read more

That’s why Merz reacts so frustrated – an intrigue?

He only has this one chance to become CDU boss and chancellor. That is why Friedrich Merz reacts so frustrated to the postponement of the party congress. Because he suspects an intrigue, he now wants to fight harder. Friedrich Merz looks aggressive when he turns the corner. It is 12 noon this Tuesday and he … Read more

In which federal states is mask compulsory?

VBefore the start of school in North Rhine-Westphalia, the North Rhine-Westphalian Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) defended the controversial mask requirement in class for pupils from the fifth grade. “We have to be particularly careful these days,” said Laschet on Tuesday, referring to the recent significant increase in the number of corona infections in North … Read more

SPD accuses Laschet of weak leadership

Dhe opposition leader in the NRW state parliament, Thomas Kutschaty (SPD), has accused Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) of weak leadership in crisis management after the massive corona outbreak in the Tönnies meat factory. Laschet shies away from the political risk because he lacks the courage to take responsibility, said the SPD parliamentary group leader … Read more

NRW state government extends restrictions in Gütersloh

NAfter the Corona outbreak at the meat processor Tönnies, public life in the Gütersloh district remains restricted for another week until July 7th. For the neighboring district of Warendorf, however, restrictions expire at midnight on Wednesday, as NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU) said in Düsseldorf on Monday. The Robert Koch Institute published new numbers … Read more

Friedrich Merz has started campaigning again

Friedrich Merz easily fills every ballroom in Germany. But the fact that an entire football stadium is needed for him on Monday evening does not have to do with his speaking skills, but with Corona. The candidate for the CDU federal chairmanship was invited once again to the Düsseldorf “Ständehaustreff” some time ago. The talk … Read more

Security Policy: The spectacular recommendations of the Bosbach Commission

WWith a wink, olfgang Bosbach issued a warning that sounded more harmless than it was thought. “We hope that we did not do the work for the library of the State Chancellery,” said the CDU politician. Bosbach addressed these words to NRW Prime Minister Armin Laschet (CDU). After more than two years of work, 26 … Read more

FC Schalke 04 now receives a guarantee from the state – because of high debts

Even before the corona crisis, Schalke was in financial difficulties. Then came the ghost games and with each week the mountain of debt grew faster. Now the state of North Rhine-Westphalia is helping the club. The heavily indebted Bundesliga soccer team Schalke 04 said it had received approval on Monday from the Ministry of Finance … Read more