Dhe CDU-politician Philip Amthor pulls back after lobbying allegations from the investigative Committee of the Bundestag on the terrorist attack on Berlin’s breitscheidplatz. The the Parliamentary Secretary of the Union, Michael Grosse-Brömer announced, on Tuesday evening. “In a friendly conversation, we agreed today that he will be giving his job to one of my colleagues in the education work of the UA is not burdened in any way,” he said. Amthor is a substitute member in the Committee. Previously, the newspaper “Neue Osnabrücker Zeitung had reported” about it.
The Green-Chairman Robert Habeck had CDU on Monday prompted Amthor, who is from the investigation Committee to deduct, because, among other things, the former constitutional protection chief Hans-Georg Maaßen will be questioned, a Buddy of Philip Amthor, according to Habecks words, “recognizable”. A neutral survey will be Amthor, therefore, hardly possible.
Amthor had a the last days with Lobbying affair faced seen. He stands in the criticism, because he Write and talks at the Federal government for the American company Augustus Intelligence had used. After the publication of a “mirror”report, Amthor had called on Friday for his work for the company as an error. Although he had shown a side job for the company in the case of recording in the past year, the Bundestag administration official. “Nevertheless, I have made myself politically vulnerable, and I understand the criticism. It was a mistake,“ said Amthor.