German chancellor in crunch coalition talks

Immigration is high on the agenda as Germany’s Angela Merkel holds crunch coalition talks with her Bavarian conservative sister party, the CSU. The CSU, led by Horst Seehofer, blame Merkel for the decision in 2015 to keep Germany’s borders open resulting in almost one million people arriving in the country that year. Unconfirmed reports say …

Trump needs to ‘keep his mouth shut’ – fmr Congressman

Former State Department official Joel Rubin and former US congressman David Jolly (R-Florida) join Larry to discuss President Trump’s claim that “previous administrations are responsible for this mess” in North Korea. Jolly sticks around to discuss the GOP’s ineffectiveness on healthcare reform and other issues, and why he’s “not optimistic Republicans will get anything done.” …

Angela Merkel’s bittersweet victory in Germany as AfD win seats – BBC Newsnight

Angela Merkel has been re-elected for a fourth term as German chancellor. But the right-wing nationalist AfD party got more than 90 seats in parliament. Our diplomatic editor Mark Urban reports. Newsnight is the BBC’s flagship news and current affairs TV programme – with analysis, debate, exclusives, and robust interviews. Website: www.bbc.co.uk/newsnight YouTube: Twitter: Facebook: …