Germany: Klöckner criticized SPD in dispute over von der Leyen sharp
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Düsseldorf (AFP) The deputy CDU leader Julia Klöckner has sharply criticized the SPD in the dispute over the nomination of Ursula von der Leyen as EU Commission President. "Coaling in Berlin and ranting in Brussels shamelessly against Mrs von der Leyen - you do not," said the Minister of Agriculture of the Düsseldorf "Rheinische Post" (Tuesday edition). "The first test of the provisional SPD leadership trio has completely failed."