Chancellor in North Rhine-Westphalia: Is Laschet “capable of being chancellor”? Merkel’s answer sounds like a recommendation

Armin Laschet gave a small laugh and looked embarrassed when the inevitable question came. North Rhine-Westphalia’s Prime Minister looked to his right, where Angela Merkel (both CDU) was about two meters away at the other lectern. The Federal Chancellor should answer the question of whether Laschet is “fit for chancellor”. Merkel sent her standard formula … Read more