the Federal Finance Minister, Olaf Scholz, has positioned itself as the next Chancellor candidate of the SPD into the conversation. The Vice-Chancellor and Deputy party leader replied in the affirmative in the “picture on Sunday” the question of whether he believed the office of the Federal Chancellor. The 60-Year-old pointed to the new CDU leader, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, according to the words of a party leader was expected that you would expect of the office. “For a Vice-Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Same applies,” said Scholz. The former mayor of Hamburg made it clear that the SPD in the Hartz-IV-thinks debate on improvements for long-standing contributors to the regular unemployment benefits I.

prior to the Bundestag election in the autumn of 2017 Scholz was considered a possible Chancellor candidate of the SPD has been traded. The self-confident former SPD Secretary-General and former Federal labor Minister threw his hat but never publicly in the Ring. In surveys, he is considered to be popular, and scores better than Andrea Nahles, which could make as SPD Chief claim to the candidacy claim. Both of them are considered close companions and Confidants, which agree among themselves. Scholz has for many years been one of the most important soft plates in the SPD.

As another name for a possible candidacy for Chancellor in the SPD-sometimes also lower Saxony’s Prime Minister Stephan Weil and the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Prime Minister Manuela Schwesig. “Neither the Union, nor for us, this question is today,” said Scholz, with a view to the Chancellor candidacy. The next Federal election is not in 2021, when the Grand coalition of the CDU and the SPD breaks before.