February 10, 2020 BERLIN (Reuters) – Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, the leader of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats (CDU) and her protegee, will not run for chancellor in next year’s federal election, a source in her party said on Monday. The source said Merkel wanted Kramp-Karrenbauer to remain a minister. Kramp-Karrenbauer is Germany’s defense minister. Kramp-Karrenbauer […]

via Kramp-Karrenbauer, leader of Merkel’s CDU, won’t run for chancellor: source — Apadana Freedom Foundation

Sources have also added that she will resign from her post as chair of the CDU effective this summer. The search for a replacement will begin shortly….