Criticism to Philip Amthor: He was young and needed the share options

The back cover of the Berlin group of colleagues for Philip Amthor is limited for the time being to lenient and wait-and-see twists. The young, attention and ta

Criticism to Philip Amthor: He was young and needed the share options

The back cover of the Berlin group of colleagues for Philip Amthor is limited for the time being to lenient and wait-and-see twists. The young, attention and talents of the Bundestag, the mecklenburg-Vorpommern CDU had admitted on Friday, as a fault to be the way for an American security company have been and to have this, appointments with the top of the German Federal Ministry of Economics provides.

John Age

Political correspondent in Berlin.

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Political correspondent for the North of Germany and Scandinavia with headquarters in Hamburg.

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The Union group Chairman, Ralph Brinkhaus said on Tuesday, Amthor was known of the events with him, and he will deal "very transparent" with the thing. Still, it is not clear to what extent he had failed to in addition to activities for the American company against a set of rules for members of Parliament; only when this was done, could be a rating of his behavior finally.

Amthor had registered in the members Register of a secondary activity for the company Augustus, but no income to specified; otherwise than in its second in addition to working for a law firm, for which he showed an income of up to 3500 euros per month. The administration of the Bundestag shall examine whether he must declare, would have expense allowances and share options, the zudachte him, the American Augustus Intelligence, also as income. The Deputy Union Chairman Johann Wadephul said the editorial network in Germany, it applies to Amthor so far, "the presumption of innocence".

Wadephul took the 27-year-old Deputy, who won in 2017, his constituency in Western Pomerania, directly, with the remark in protection: "He is still young, and as in the Exuberance of the easier wrong decisions." The longtime member of Parliament Eckhardt Rehberg had evaluated Amthors behavior, however, critical. He said with such operations, it is "politically vulnerable", a "loss of trust weighs heavy". Rehberg is, as the budgetary policy spokesman of the group of powerful – and he leads the Commissioner, the national Association of the CDU in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

Updated Date: 16 June 2020, 17:20

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