Politics is booming next Thursday. The former Chancellor announced this morning Sebastian Kurs 5 minutes after he said he was stepping down from politics. Now it is clear: more Alexander Shallenberg (ÖVP) resigns as federal president and makes his office available after 52 days in office.
“Two offices should be in one hand”
“It was not my intention or goal to take over the leadership of the Federal Party of the New People’s Party,” he said. I firmly believe that the two offices – the head of government and the head of the federal party, the strongest party in Austria – should soon be reunited on one hand, ”Schalenberg said in a written statement. It remains to be seen whether the former foreign minister will return to office.
Will Nehmar become the new federal president?
Following the brief resignation announcement, rumors circulated that he was the home minister Carl Nehammer ÖVP should follow as an employer. The headlines piled up day by day. As many media outlets are now reporting, Nehmar can now take over as federal chancellor as well.