The exploratory talks for a traffic light coalition in Germany are ongoing. The FDP is now positioning Christian Lindner as the future Federal Minister of Finance.
Munich / Berlin – The coalition negotiations between the SPD, Greens and FDP are progressing remarkably calmly. Topics are eagerly discussed in Berlin. And about who specifically, in addition to a possible Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD), should form the coming federal government.
Christian Lindner: FDP chief as future federal finance minister?
The FDP has now put its party boss in an offensive position. Specifically: Christian Lindner is to become Federal Minister of Finance in the future. “Anyone who has doubts that everything will succeed – the financing of the project without a tax increase and without new debts – must want Christian Lindner to become finance minister in order to document that it works. Otherwise the FDP would have the cake in the face, ”said party vice Wolfgang Kubicki this Saturday (October 16) the radio station NDR info. But who will fill which post in the cabinet should only be decided at the end of the coalition negotiations.
I can’t think of anyone better for this job.
“I have such a good mood, such a good approach, professional, not seen in the last few years and decades,” said Kubicki, referring to the exploratory talks between the three parties in the capital. Marco Buschmann, the parliamentary manager of the parliamentary group, also takes part in these as negotiator for the FDP. He too now called for a federal finance minister named Christian Lindner.
In the video: Christian Lindner comments on a possible traffic light coalition
“I can’t think of anyone better for this job. In the last few weeks and months I have seen how thoroughly Christian Lindner has prepared himself for this task. You noticed that in both negotiations, ”the 44-year-old told the news magazine The mirror. Linder himself had recently positioned himself for the job in the federal government.
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“I would be ready to take on that – with respect for the debt brake, with the clear statement that taxes should not be increased in the highest tax country if we want jobs and private investments,” he said in late July ARD summer interview. He could soon be there. (pm) *Merkur.de is an offer from IPPEN.MEDIA