COVID corruption scandal hounds Angela Merkel’s CDU/CSU. Germany’s latest political scandal is directly tied to the coronavirus pandemic; Two conservative politicians received kickbacks for brokering mask deals : worldnewsMarch 10, 2021
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The scandal engulfing Angela Merkel’s conservative bloc comes at an unfortunate time for the Christian Democrats: On Sunday, state elections will take place in Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate.
For the Green party co-chair Robert Habeck, the scandal’s tied to the 15 long years in power for the CDU/CSU led by Angela Merkel.
The mask scandal does hark back, among other things, to the difficulties faced by the CDU parliamentarian Philipp Amthor.