While the exploratory talks about a traffic light coalition are ongoing, CDU General Secretary Paul Ziemiak has distributed on Twitter against the SPD, FDP and Olaf Scholz.
Berlin - The Secretary General of the CDU, Paul Ziemiak, made allegations on Thursday afternoon on Twitter against the parties involved in the traffic light explorations.
The focus of the 36-year-old's criticism was again the SPD and its candidate for chancellor Olaf Scholz.
But Ziemiak also worked on the Free Democrats, with whom the Union had repeatedly emphasized similarities in terms of content.
CDU general secretary hands out against Scholz: "If the SPD can, it governs with the left wing"
"Whether Bremen, Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania or Berlin: If the SPD can, it governs with the left wing", stated the CDU general secretary at the beginning of his tweet and sees the responsibility for this also with the Social Democrats' candidate for chancellor.
Scholz would suggest a bourgeois brand core to the voters, while his party was only interested in alliances on the political left.
"Olaf Scholz is the bourgeois fig leaf of an essentially left-wing SPD," judged Ziemiak and also raised allegations against the possible partners of the Social Democrats in a traffic light coalition.
"I lack the imagination how the FDP wants to save face in a left traffic light," said the CDU General Secretary about the Free Democrats.
Ziemiak is critical of developments in Berlin and Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
With his statements, the 36-year-old reacted to the latest developments that followed the exploratory talks of the previous elections.
The Berlin election winner Franziska Giffey announced that she would strive for the continuation of a red-green-red government in the federal capital.
Ziemiak accused the SPD of having exerted pressure on Giffey from left circles to oppose a possible German coalition with the CDU and FDP.
In Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, too, Prime Minister Manuela Schwesig announced on Wednesday that she wanted to start coalition negotiations with the left.
With this red-red coalition, the SPD is “relying on yesterday's ideas and on redistribution instead of aligning the country with the future,” said Ziemiak.
FDP politicians give Ziemiak against: When it comes to "Save face" you don't need any advice "
Criticism of the statements of the CDU General Secretary was promptly followed by the FDP.
"Proposal: As Secretary General of the CDU, you first take care of your own shop," countered JuLi boss Jens Teutrine.
"You have ruled with this SPD for the past 8 years in the federal government and in countless countries," the 27-year-old continued.
The domestic political spokesman for the FDP in the Bundestag, Konstantin Kuhle, was surprised at Ziemiak's statements.
"Excuse me, Paul, but why does this standard not apply to you, who are part of numerous coalitions with the SPD and the Greens at federal and state level?", Asked the 32-year-old and fired back with clear words: As far as saving face is concerned, you currently don't need any advice. "
Traffic light coalition at federal level?
Representatives of the SPD, the Greens and the FDP are currently in joint exploratory talks.
After a significant loss of votes in the federal election, the Union only has a place on the sidelines.
Should the traffic light explorations fail, however, a Jamaica coalition led by the CDU / CSU could move back into the realm of the possible.