Germany CDU: Armin Laschet backed by Merkel social gathering in chancellor race


The CDU social gathering’s govt debated through video for six hours earlier than making their alternative, which got here regardless of Mr Söder, the 54-year-old premier of Bavaria, having a transparent lead in opinion polls. The youth wing of the 2 events, the Junge Union, had thrown its weight behind him forward of the assembly and a few CDU state premiers mentioned they favoured the Bavarian chief, too.