Angela Merkel

Half of Germany’s Youth Want a Fourth Term for Angela Merkel

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

With only five months to go before Germany’s September 24th national election, the race for the chancellorship is proving to be a heated one as Angela Merkel fights for a fourth term. Her policies towards the refugee crisis plaguing Europe has led to a massive loss of support over the last year, and …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: BMVI [Flickr]

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Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Obama Merkel Woods Walk

Obama and Merkel to Publicly Reunite in Germany on May 25

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Former President Barack Obama has been quite since handing over the presidency to Donald Trump in January, but that will come to an end on May 25 as he reunites with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin to commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. During the event, Obama and Merkel will take …

Sources: Kirchentag

Photo: Official White House Photo by Pete Souza

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Donald Trump

Was Trump’s Unexpected Call to Merkel an Attempt to Smooth Over Relations?

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Despite declaring media reports of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s March disastrous visit to the White House as fake news, President Trump added an unexpected phone call to his schedule with Merkel last week in what has been called an attempt to smooth over the relationship. Trump made the call to Merkel last Monday to offer his …

Sources: CNN

Photo: Michael Vadon [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Ivanka Trump

How Merkel’s White House Visit Earned Ivanka Trump an Invite to Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Some might call German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to the Trump White House a bit of a train wreck, but there was more to the visit than what was captured in the eyes of the media. Hidden behind the debate of what may or may not have been a failed …

Sources: AP

Photo: ABC/ Ida Mae Astute

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel

Winter Storms Delay Angela Merkel’s First Visit with Donald Trump

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

An east coast blizzard has halted the much-anticipated meeting between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and President Donald Trump on Tuesday. Leaders from Germany’s Siemens and BMW were also scheduled to travel with Merkel to have their own meetings with Trump during the visit. Because of the meeting’s importance, Merkel and Trump have rearranged …

Sources: NBC, Reuters

Photo: European People’s Party [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Angela Merkel

Merkel to Make First Trump White House Visit on March 14

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Germany and the US have been strong allies for years, but after a rocky American election season and the controversy of President Donald Trump’s foreign policy agenda, that close relationship has come into question. Both sides have publicly criticized each others key policies, but now German Chancellor Angela Merkel will have her chance …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: Jonas Schoenfelder [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Trump Podium Speaking

Trump’s First Weeks in Office Saw Record Drop in German Trust

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

US President Donald Trump has had a busy first few weeks in office, making deals and executing campaign trail promises through executive orders. His actions have done little to improve his favorability at home, and those numbers abroad show an even deeper lack in trust over foreign interactions. And while …

Sources: Die Welt

Photos: DoD photo by D. Myles Cullen [Flickr], Avaaz [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Spiegel Defends Cover of President Trump Beheading Liberty

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Let’s face it, any magazine cover of US President Donald Trump is sure to ruffle some feathers. If painted in a positive light, the far left will cry fowl. Make him look bad? The far right will come to his defense and shout ‘fake news’. So when Germany’s Der Spiegel released …

Sources: Reuters

Photos: Der Spiegel

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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Muslim Ban Protesters

Merkel Sides Against Trump’s Muslim Ban as 100,000+ German Citizens Could Be Affected

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There’s no escaping the widespread coverage of President Trump’s recent executive order instituting a Muslim ban for individuals who are linked to seven Muslim majority countries from entering the United States. Protests erupted at airports across America over the weekend and a wide array of American politicians, CEO’s and world …

Sources: Reuters

Photo: Kenneth Lu [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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TPP Protest

Trump’s TPP Exit Spells Economic Opportunity For Germany

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

When President Trump withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on Monday, he followed through with one of his many campaign promises, but with a key partnership now crumbling, Germany’s leaders are eyeing this opening as a major economic opportunity. In an interview with the Handelsblatt newspaper, set to hit newsstands …

Sources: Newsweek

Photo: Lorie Shaull [Flickr]

Stephen Fuchs
Stephen founded German Pulse and LGBT Germany out of a passion to introduce Americans to a Germany that goes beyond beer and polka (although with enough beer he has been known to polka it up a bit). He's a coffee addict, lover of wine and good times, a hit in the kitchen and editor of TV commercials. You can follow him on Twitter (@StephenWFuchs) to find out a lot more.
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