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Coalition in crisis: FDP fights Robert Habeck

The FDP blocked the planned heating law by Economics Minister Habeck. It is perhaps the coalition’s biggest crisis. Is there any way out of this? Why is the FDP letting the chancellor run up? To answer this question, you have to call Frank Schäffler. Schäffler is considered one of the liberal troublemakers. As someone who […]

FDP fights Robert Habeck – how do you get out of the blockade?

The FDP blocked the planned heating law by Economics Minister Habeck. It is perhaps the coalition’s biggest crisis. Is there any way out of this? Why is the FDP letting the chancellor run up? To answer this question, you have to call Frank Schäffler. Schäffler is considered one of the liberal troublemakers. As someone who […]

China cancels appointment with Finance Minister Christian Lindner

Finance Minister Lindner was actually supposed to travel to his Chinese counterpart this week. But the meeting will not come for the time being. Finance Minister Christian Lindner has to cancel his trip to Beijing planned for this week. The Chinese Ministry of Finance asked at the weekend to postpone the talks between the two […]

Scuffle in the traffic light government goes into the next round

The federal government has passed its heating law. But the FDP already wants nothing more to do with it. In fact, they might be happy. The federal cabinet passed the heating law on Wednesday, and the funding modalities have also been determined. It’s a big compromise, of course, but one that reflects the ideas of […]

Not only Olaf Scholz is building a home for hundreds of millions

Olaf Scholz’s “Protz-Bau” has been criticized. But the expansion of the Chancellery is just one of many major federal projects. It’s going to be really expensive for taxpayers. These were clear words from the Minister of Finance, addressed to his boss: “The expensive extension to the Chancellery is “dispensable”, said Christian Lindner in mid-March, in […]

Christian Lindner rejects the Greens: is the next coalition dispute looming?

The traffic light parties have just celebrated their agreement. Statements by the Minister of Finance could now arouse new dissatisfaction. Is the coalition dispute going to the next round? The SPD, Greens and FDP had just agreed on a compromise for the widespread end of new oil and gas heating systems. Consensus between the government […]

Germany wants to spend more money on weapons for Ukraine

In the years to come, Ukraine is expected to benefit massively from military aid from Germany. It’s about billions of euros. The federal government is planning a massive expansion of military aid to Ukraine. This emerges from an internal report by the Ministry of Finance, which was first reported by the “Spiegel” on Monday. In […]

Lindner discards plans for 800 million new building

In the traffic light budget dispute, the Federal Minister of Finance wants to send a signal. He questions an expansion of his ministry. Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner does not want to stick to the previous plans for an extension of his ministry. “Instead, we will now check whether living space can be created here,” […]

Lindner discards plans for 800 million new building for the Ministry of Finance

In the traffic light budget dispute, the Federal Minister of Finance wants to send a signal. He questions an expansion of his ministry. Federal Finance Minister Christian Lindner does not want to stick to the previous plans for an extension of his ministry. “Instead, we will now check whether living space can be created here,” […]

Is the financial crisis coming? That’s what Chancellor Scholz says

The turbulence in the financial sector is not coming to an end. Chancellor Olaf Scholz, however, is relaxed on the subject. After the collapse of two US institutes, the financial world has not come to rest. The billions in support package for the ailing Credit Suisse in Europe was followed on Thursday by a concerted […]