Sunday, September 24, 2017

Angela Merkel Embroiled in Refugee Scandal in Huge Blow Days Before German Election

Allan Hall, Express, September 22, 2017

A leaked internal German government report appears to condemn Chancellor Angel Merkel for opening the country’s borders to refugees without first gaining parliamentary approval.  The admonishment comes two days before she seeks a fourth term in power in Sunday’s general election – with 20 percent of voters still undecided who they will support.  The report by the Bundestag Scientific Office – a team of non party political legal experts – stated it is the role of the Bundestag to decide on all “matters of essential relevance to the state”.

Experts said the opaque diplomatic language used in it signals parliament should have had the final say on the matter “as the decision led to a change in the proportion of non-Germans to Germans in the country”.  Influential news magazine Der Spiegel said: “Bundestag lawyers clearly see an unclear legal situation for the border opening...........To Read More....

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