Exit Clause Merkel's Partners Want Broke Countries Out of Euro

Chancellor Angela Merkel wants the next government to be unified on its EU policy, but her sister party is resorting to populism. Bavaria's Christian Social Union wants tougher provisions against deficit offenders and the ability to drive them out of the euro zone.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) of the CDU and CSU boss Horst Seehofer: The conservative parties lack unity on EU policy.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (right) of the CDU and CSU boss Horst Seehofer: The conservative parties lack unity on EU policy.

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