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2016 Election: Clinton and Trump Agree Merkel Is Their Favorite

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

There are very few things that U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump can both agree on during the 2016 election season, but when asked on Thursday who their most admired world leader was, both chose German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Clinton took a modest approach to the question, making …

Sources: CNN

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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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Merkel Seeks Help From EU to Send Illegal Refugees Home

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

As German Chancellor Angela Merkel enters into what could be her last year in office, she is repeatedly realizing her open border policy for all asylum-seekers is doing an enormous amount of damage to the country and its political system. While she has admitted her mistakes, Merkel has still held a …

Sources: DW

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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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Activists Build Berlin Wall in Anti-Trump Rally

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In an attempt to encourage Americans living abroad to vote against Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential election, a group of German activists, going by the name Avaaz, gathered outside the Brandenburg Gate on Friday, constructing a wall bearing the candidate’s image. A wall that carries an extra meaning just …

Sources: AvaazAP

Photo: Markus Schreiber/AP

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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German Government Has Too Much Money, Returning It To Taxpayers

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

For Americans, the thought of getting extra money from the government because it has more than enough is just laughable, but in Germany that idea is a reality. The German government has run a surplus for the last four years, so Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble announced that not only was …

Sources: Bloomberg

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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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Merkel Speaks Out On Failed Syrian Ceasefire Deal Between Russia and the U.S.

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After a series of talks between the US and Russia failed to produce a joint ceasefire agreement for Syria, German Chancellor Angela Merkel out herself in the middle of her country’s two strongest allies, urging them to finish the agreement. In a Reuters report, Merkel was cited saying: “I can …

Sources: Reuters, CNN

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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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Merkel Admits Mistakes Were Made With Her Refugee Policy

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

In an interview set to be released in Wednesday’s Sueddeutsche Zeitung, German Chancellor Angela Merkel reflects on the last twelve months and the criticism she and her party have faced over the refugee policies. Instead of her usual defense, Merkel takes a new turn, admitting that she has made some mistakes in …

Sources: Reuters

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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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Paul Wolfowitz Tells Der Spiegel Why He’s Ready to Vote For Hillary

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

It seems as if every week a new handful of top republicans publicly denounce the idea of a Trump presidency, but while some of the outspoken officials stay quiet about who they will support instead, Paul Wolfowitz, a top Bush advisor, shared his views on the current state of terrorism in an …

Sources: Der Spiegel

Photo: IMF Staff Photo/Stephen Jaffe

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 Calls Clinton ‘America’s Angela Merkel’ and it Wasn’t A Compliment

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump laid out his foreign policy plan on Monday, and mixed in with his laundry list of ideas and views on terrorism was a stab at Hillary Clinton and German Chancellor Angela Merkel because, lets face it, it wouldn’t be a Trump speech if there wasn’t …

Sources: The Local,

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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Foreign Minister Steinmeier Calls A Trump Presidency Dangerous, Merkel Stays Quiet

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

Unlike German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s decision to keep her comments on the US presidential election to herself, Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has been very vocal about the idea of Donald Trump taking the White House, and just in case he didn’t make his views clear enough, a statement was released on Wednesday …

Sources: Reuters [1] [2]

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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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NY Schnitzel Haus Under Fire Over Trump Photo

By Stephen Fuchs on Email @StephenWFuchs

After hanging on the wall for almost a decade, a signed photo of Donald Trump was reluctantly removed by the owner of the Schnitzel Haus in Brooklyn after negative reviews based on the photo were posted on Yelp. The photo was sent by Donald Trump himself when the restaurant opened …

Sources: Brooklyn Daily, Yelp

Photo: Schnitzel Haus

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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