What’s next for Germany following Angela Merkel’s resignation


German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced she will step down as leader of the Christian Democratic Union in December 2018 and will not seek re-election as Chancellor in 2021.

With Brazil recently electing Jair Bolsonaro into government, Merkel’s retirement poses questions about her successor, and whether they’ll be a member of the alt-right movement or follow her more progressive path.

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