Merkel Spokeswoman Quits Over ‘Open Door’ Policy; Claims ‘Political Will’ Behind Illegal Migration
A senior German lawmaker who speaks for the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) on human rights and humanitarian aid has resigned from the party, citing Angela Merkel’s “open door” immigration policy and efforts to marginalise conservatives.
Erika Steinbach, a representative of Frankfurt am Main who has been a party member for over forty years, had to ask herself some searching questions: “Would I vote CDU at the moment? No. Would I join the CDU today? No. I can only draw the honest conclusion of quitting the CDU,” she told Die Welt. – READ MORE