A party founded by Sahra Wagenknecht would be in competition with the left – but so far it doesn’t exist. “Found your party, but then do it now,” demands Bodo Ramelow.
Thuringia’s left-wing Prime Minister Bodo Ramelow has criticized the behavior of Bundestag member Sahra Wagenknecht when she was considering founding her own party. “Start your party, but then do it now,” said Ramelow today at a state party conference of the Thuringian Left in Erfurt. “Please stop getting in our way.”
Ramelow wants to go into the state elections in Thuringia next year again as the Left’s top candidate. The left-wing politician said that he personally wouldn’t mind if Wagenknecht “stood by our side.” But a decision is now necessary.
Wagenknecht had announced that the decision about founding a party should be made by the end of the year. The possible Wagenknecht party would be in competition with the left. Surveys suggest some vote potential for the left-wing politician.
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