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BREAKING: Angela Merkel will not seek re-election as CDU party chair in Germany

BREAKING: Angela Merkel will not seek re-election as CDU party chair in Germany

After suffering yet another election defeat, this time in Hesse elections, German Chancellor Angela Merkel looks to be calling it quits.

Meanwhile the conservative AfD enters parliament as their support throughout Germany continues to grow.

The Alternative for Germany (AfD) party gained seats in Hesse and now holds parliamentary seats in every single German state, according to exit polls.

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Via RT


German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered an electoral shock, winning only 28 percent. The results were quite a disappointment for the CDU candidate and Ministers-President of Hesse, Volker Bouffier, a Merkel man who has stuck with her through thick and thin.

The CDU result marks a huge drop from the 38.3 percent won by the party during Hesse’s last election in 2013.

“We are in pain because of the losses but we also learnt that it is worth it to fight,” Volker Bouffier, the incumbent CDU state premier in Hesse and a Merkel ally, told supporters.

The AfD, meanwhile, gained 12 percent of the votes in Hesse, a state that is home to six million people and the German capital of finance, Frankfurt am Main.

The party’s parliamentary leader, Alice Weidel, took to Twitter to celebrate its success.

“We are the People’s Party!” she wrote, noting that the AfD is now “firmly anchored” in the German parliament and is “here to stay.”

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The nosedive in support for Merkel’s party in Hesse, known as Hessen in Germany, was predicted by polls ahead of the crucial election. Back in 2013, the CDU had to make a coalition with the Alliance 90/The Greens after the election resulted in no clear winner. It’s not clear if the CDU will now again unite with the Greens to form a government.

The Social Democratic Party (SPD), which went toe-to-toe with the CDU for decades, secured 20 percent.

“This is a bad result for us, I can’t put it any differently,” SPD Secretary General Lars Klingbeil told broadcaster ZDF.

The Greens placed third, just barely trailing behind the Social Democrats with 19.5 percent of the votes.

Germany’s political landscape has been visibly crumbling in recent weeks. Earlier in October, Merkel’s ruling coalition was shaken after the Christian Social Union (CSU) – the sister party of the CDU – gained 37.3 percent in Germany’s largest and second-most populous state of Bavaria. It represented the worst election result since 1950, and a loss of its absolute majority for only the second time since 1962. CSU General Secretary Markus Blume called it a “bitter day” for the party.

With the emergence of a fresh crisis, Merkel may face difficulties when she stands for re-election as the CDU chair at the party’s conference in December this year.

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This is the blowback from Merkel’s loyal support for Obama’s seven wars, particularly those supporting terrorists in Libya and Syria, that led to massive immigration into Europe and Germany. Even after Obama was caught spying on Merkel’s personal cell phone she continued to support him. An Atlanticist to her toenails, Merkel is simply not the person to realign the EU with Russia and China, which it is obviously going to have to do, for purely economic reasons. Auf Wiedersehen, Angela.

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The “Deutsche Bundesrepublik” is fully packed with US Army bases, the CIA rules. No matter who will serve as next Bundeskanzler, Germany will remain a US overseas protectorate, which it has been since 1945, the end of World War II.

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A “protectorate” protecting its own nefarious intentions, but not Germany’s.

Olivia Kroth, author and journalist
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One of the editorials in the liberal, CIA-connected New York Times says: “In Merkel, Europe Loses a Leader”. There you go. When one puppet falls, another one will pop up. The US will net take its claws out of the EU for sure. Who is a “leader” and who is not, who will determine this?

Vera Gottlieb
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Vera Gottlieb

There is something called ‘loyalty’to a friend. Much too late has she come to realize that Americans are no friends.

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Vera Gottlieb

At least she has no intention of clinging to her job by tooth and nail.

Olivia Kroth, author and journalist
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Not clinging any longer, after 13 years as “Frau Bundeskanzlerin”, first elected in 2005! And hanging on another 3 years, until 2021, maybe …

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Correction: Merkel will not have problems getting reelected as the CDU party chairwoman because she will not be a candidate for that post. One of the candidates will be Friedrich Merz, a blantant attempt to save at least the CDU for the Obama/Clinton clique, the Wall Street Banking Lobby, Atlantic Bridge and other misfit criminals. Merkel’s announcement now opens the ring for the coming cock-fights. It is entirely possible, in fact likely that the SPD will not wait for the CDU to settle its issues, strengthening “Trumpist” tendencies or folding to the transatlantic faction. The SPD can leave the current… Read more »

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This is what happens when an arrogant/exceptional establishment doubles-down instead of listening to it’s electorate. The collapse of the EU establishment is gaining pace.

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I see nothing exceptional there: Merkel in Germany, May in GB, Macron in France – all US puppets. A dime a dozen! (If you count all those ridiculous minor puppets installed in the Baltic States, Poland, etc, down to Montenegro! Except the CIA guys probably nobody in the USA even knows where that is. No, ladies and gentlemen, it is not Nigeria in Africa. It is a dwarf entity in the Balkans, now a proud member of NATO, too.

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