... The fact is, she was elected, so why you need to be talking about "a weakened Merkel"? How much did you get paid to do that?
German lawmakers elect weakened Merkel to fourth term
German lawmakers voted on Wednesday to re-elect Angela Merkel as chancellor for a fourth, and likely final, term that may prove her most challenging yet as she takes charge of a fragile coalition with her personal standing diminished. Lawmakers voted by 364 to 315, with nine abstentions, in favor of re-electing Merkel, a humbling start as the coalition of her conservatives and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD) has 399 votes in the Bundestag lower house of parliament. “I accept the vote,” a beaming Merkel, 63, told lawmakers. In office since 2005, she has dominated Germany’s political landscape and steered the European Union through ... (full story)
- Posted: Mar 14, 2018 6:59am
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