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A record two-thirds of Germans think Chancellor Scholz is not doing his job well

About 65% of Germans are dissatisfied with the work of Germany’s tripartite coalition as a whole, compared to 43% in March.

Only 25% of Germans believe Scholz is doing his job well, down from 46% in March. (Christian Charisius / DPA via AP)

A survey found that about two-thirds of Germans are dissatisfied with the work of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz and his difficult coalition, which has faced crisis after crisis since taking office in December. I have.

Only 25% of Germans believe the Social Democrats are doing their job well, up from 46% in March, according to a poll released Sunday by Insa for the weekly Bild am Sonntag. Diminished.

By contrast, 62% of Germans think Mr Scholz, who served as deputy chancellor under Angela Merkel, the former coalition leader and veteran Conservative leader, is not doing his job well. That’s a record number compared to just 39% in March.

Since taking power, Scholz has had to deal with war in Ukraine, an energy crisis, soaring inflation and the current drought.

Critics have accused him of not showing enough leadership.

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low party support

He has just 19% support for the Social Democratic Party (SPD), far behind opposition conservatives and coalition partners the Greens, according to an Insa survey, with the SPD winning 25.7% in last year’s federal elections. %.

About 65% of Germans are dissatisfied with the work of Germany’s tripartite coalition as a whole, compared to 43% in March.

The poll comes after a particularly tough week for Scholz.

On Friday, Hamburg opposition lawmakers accused him of obscuring the truth at hearings large scale tax fraud It happened during his tenure as mayor of the northern port city – which he denies, protesting the loss of his memory instead.

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Source: TRTWorld and institutions

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