Another One Bites the Dust It's Getting Lonely for Merkel within Her Party

Chancellor Angela Merkel has shown her tough side by firing Environment Minister Norbert Röttgen after he lost a key state election for her conservative party. The demise of the former political star is yet another sign of the ongoing disintegration of Merkel's government. Röttgen is the latest in a long line of senior conservatives who has met with a sticky end.
Merkel fired Norbert Röttgen as environment minister on Wednesday.

Merkel fired Norbert Röttgen as environment minister on Wednesday.

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