In Thuringia, one plan after another to lead the state out of the crisis is failing. It’s up to the CDU. There are not many options left.
Temporary CDU faction leader: Mike Mohring on Wednesday in the Thuringian state parliament Photo: Martin Schutt/dpa
The CDU parliamentary group in the Thuringian state parliament met for four hours this morning, and had a lot to discuss. Previously, the attempt to form a red-red-green transitional government under former CDU Prime Minister Christine Lieberknecht had failed – which further increased the pressure on the Christian Democrats. That’s because Lieberknecht called it off because her own party friends weren’t willing enough to compromise.