Controversial secondary activity: Schaeuble sees no violation of the rules Amthors

President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble (CDU) has made it clear that he sees in the controversial in addition to activities of the CDU's Deputy Philip Amt

Controversial secondary activity: Schaeuble sees no violation of the rules Amthors

President of the Bundestag Wolfgang Schäuble (CDU) has made it clear that he sees in the controversial in addition to activities of the CDU's Deputy Philip Amthor been no rule violation. "I cannot so far recognize from the publications at all, that he has not kept to any of the rules in force", said Schäuble on Sunday in the ARD program "report from Berlin". "He has displayed in the Rest of this activity, the administration of the Bundestag reported that he received stock options", said Schäuble.

To questions regarding travel Amthors said Schäuble on demand: "Well, since he's already been interviewed, since he will give the necessary information. Then we will take the decisions.“ The President of the Bundestag said, referring to his office, that he bears the responsibility, "that the allegations against Mr Amthor properly handled".

Amthor was advised because of its secondary activity, and lobbying for the American IT company Augustus Intelligence is massively in the criticism. The 27-Year-old described this activity in the meantime, as an error, and has terminated the cooperation according to its own information. The granted to him stock options that he had returned. On Friday, he had announced to forgo a candidacy for the CDU land Chairman in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Updated Date: 22 June 2020, 00:19

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