The SPD party leadership has taken, according to one report, a favorite from the Federal Chancellery to the eye. The remarkable: He is hardly known.

the SPD party leaders seems to have a favourite for the race for the Post of Chancellor . In the autumn it will be decided on the candidacy of a foreign politician. Curiously enough, Hardly anyone knows the candidates.

Update from 26. May 2020, 11.17 PM: After on Tuesday morning it was announced that the SPD group Chairman Rolf hat is not traded in his party as a candidate for the office of the Chancellor has now responded to one of his speaker. He stressed that ” all of the messages to be speculation “, because the SPD does not want to decide the Chancellor candidacy prior to late in the summer.

SPD-tip wants to Mützenich as a candidate for Chancellor – Twitter Users mock

Under Twitter users the message caused, however, controversy and criticism. “The final nail in the coffin of the #rest of the ramp, the #SPD ,” writes a Twitter user. “#Mützenich, the #SPD as a candidate in the election campaign, and as a candidate he comes out again,” writes another User. A rather negative prognosis, and obviously not entirely serious appeal to the SPD-tip to another Twitter user shares on the network: “Yes, it is! With Mützenich as a candidate for Chancellor in the 10% to come within reach , “ he writes.

another Internet user expresses his amazement in the social network: “I don’t understand why the SPD and people like #Mützenich, #esque or #NoWaBo (Norbert Walter-Borjans, Anm. d. Red.) the as leaders uses, if you people like Olaf #Scholz, Franziska #Giffey or Hans-Peter Bartels have,“ he writes. And he is probably not the only one of these currently debated personnel in amazement.

However, former Chancellor and SPD started-leaders, Gerhard Schröder, on his first Podcast: He praises Söder – in the case of the Registrar question but he has some advice for him.

first message from the 26. May 2020: Berlin – He is hardly someone known but is likely to go, at least if it goes according to the plans of the party Chairman, Norbert Walter-Borjans* and Saskia esque , in the elections to the Bundestag 2021 as the Chancellor candidate in the race: Rolf Mützenich , SPD parliamentary group Chairman in the Bundestag.

Rolf Mützenich is apparently reported for the SPD Chancellor candidate

the magazine Cicero (article behind the paywall) in its latest issue, which appears this Wednesday. the Mützenich is the wish candidate of the party top , the leaf, and refers to leadership circles. Currently would be merged with the leading persons of the party talks about these people. To fall 2020 will be decided on the candidacy cap self. The SPD its coalition partner, CDU would come even earlier. This want to determine when Congress, in December, his candidate for Chancellor.

+ SPD Group Chairman Rolf mützenich is in the party leadership, apparently, is the favorite for the Chancellor’s office. ©dpa / Michael Kappeler

The foreign policy Mützenich is considered to be party of the left and had a debate on the nuclear part-I brought in Germany* rolling. The 59-Year-old initially studied political science, history and Economics in Bonn and Duisburg. After his graduation in 1991, he held various positions in the state government of North Rhine-Westphalia and the parliamentary group. A member of the SPD cap is not since 1975.

Rolf hat is not extremely unknown

In the Bundestag sits, the native of Cologne, since 2002, he was also a group starting in 2004, five years of disarmament policy spokesman of the SPD Bundestag. From 2013 to 2019, he was Deputy Chairman of the SPD group in the Bundestag for Foreign, defence, human rights policy and economic cooperation. As acting Chairman, he in 2019, supported the SPD group in the Bundestag temporarily from June to September, before the 24. September 2019 as the Chairman of the SPD group in the Bundestag was appointed.

Although he is now arrived in the first row of Federal politics, is likely to be a social Democrat in the General population is still quite unknown. However, the European politician, Martin Schulz, was prior to his candidacy, not “SPD-celebrity”.

+ A powerful Trio? SPD Chairman Saskia esque and Norbert Walter-Borjans (m) with the group Chairman Rolf Mützenich.©dpa / Kay Nietfeld

however, He is not the only man who is for the Chancellor post at the SPD in the conversation. In some state associations, including North Rhine-Westphalia, Finance Minister Olaf Scholz acted as a Chancellor candidate , reported

by the Way: in addition to the K-issue, the SPD also deal with the consequences of the Corona-crisis is currently enormous. Now, the Chairman Norbert Walter-Borjans, has become the before the expressed financial challenges.

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