Angela Merkel, the party leader of the CDU, wants, Jens Spahn nominate as minister of Health. That has the news agency DPA from a good source or heard from again. Spahn – the current parliamentary state secretary for Finance – is the christian party as one of the biggest critics of the current chancellor.
With the choice of trying to Merkel the ranks to close in the run-up to the party congress on Monday, that his fiat should give about the names that are nominated for ministerial posts.
Merkel makes Sunday officially the names are known of the CDU-ministers for the next government. According to Bild am Sonntag , may in addition to Spahn – who comes from the right wing of the party and, inter alia, criticising the immigration policy of the chancellor -, But right Peter Altmaier on the wallet Economy count. Still according to the newspaper continues to Ursula von der Leyen on post as defense minister, while Julia Klöckner – leader of the CDU in Rhineland-Palatinate – is Agriculture may have mercy upon him.
Monday is a congress of the CDU where the party members of the government agreement with kartelpartner CSU and coalition partner, the SPD must approve and give the green light for the proposed names. In addition, CSU and SPD, including the portfolio of Finance, their candidates can nominate, but there is still no date for recorded.
It is, however, still not sure if the SPD in the government will be able to steps. The socialist party has a vote by mail organized among the party members about the current government agreement. The results will be on march 4, expected. If the party has no support from its constituency, there may be new elections or a minority government.