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Merkel clashes with Schulz in TV debate as her rival hopes to claw back support  

A screengrab from the TV debate showing Angela Merkel and Martin Schulz.Angela Merkel clashed with her Social Democrat rival, Martin Schulz, in a lively television debate on Sunday evening widely seen as the last opportunity for the chancellor’s opponent to claw back support before a crucial election in three weeks’ time.

With latest polls showing Merkel’s CDU and her partners in Bavaria’s CSU ahead of Schulz’s SPD by 15 to 17 points, but with half of voters said to be undecided, the primetime face-off was seen as Schulz’s best chance to influence the outcome. Read more HERE

Published on 04/09/2017 @ 15h22   | |