In the Bundestag a politician of the CDU collapsed during a speech. The session was interrupted. The evening was apparently followed by a second emergency.
- The Bundestag had dramatic moments on Thursday morning.
- The CDU politician Matthias Hauer collapsed in front of the camera.
- Now there is first information about his health.
Update 19:25: According to a media report, it came on Thursday evening to a second emergency in the Bundestag: Loud Focus Online was called during a roll call for a doctor. Bundestag Vice President Wolfgang Kubicki (FDP) had interrupted the meeting immediately.
Left-wing MP Anke Domscheit-Berg reported that a coalition colleague suffered a fainting spell during the vote: "She came to herself after a few minutes. There were doctors among the deputies. We screened them with towels. "
Addendum: In a roll call vote a few minutes ago, a member of my group suffered a feeble attack. She came to herself after a few minutes. There were doctors among the deputies. We shielded her with towels. What a day
– anke domscheit-berg (@anked) November 7, 2019
The world also reported the incident. "Sit down," Kubicki said in the direction of the deputy waiting in front of the ballot box. "And it would be nice if the external broadcasting were interrupted by the television pictures." Fifteen minutes later, the vote had been repeated.
CDU man collapses in the Bundestag: "Inhumane" – Linke raises serious allegations
Update 19:10: The leftDeputy Anke Domscheit-Berg takes the incident in the Bundestag on the occasion, the Working conditions in the Reichstag building as "inhuman" to criticize. MEPs are not even allowed to drink water during the sessions, she wrote. "Dehydration is unhealthy and hinders thinking and concentration."
On Thursdays in weeks of meetings, the agenda is to hold discussions until the early morning. There would be more appointments, all days are very long. "I hardly know Bundestag colleagues without chronic sleep deprivation," wrote Domscheit-Berg. "If you want to have good politics, you also have to create good working conditions."
CDU member Hauer collapses and is brought with stretcher from parliament – new details
Update 16:51: It was bad moments on Thursday morning, when CDU politician Matthias Hauer suddenly stopped during his speech in the Bundestag and stormed colleagues to the desk to help him. Shortly before he had announced to come to the end of his speech. Immediately, the directors of the broadcast also chose a perspective that did not show the podium from the front, but the Bundestag from above. Finally, no longer reported from the Bundestag until the meeting was continued at 11.30.
According to a dpa photographer, a cloth was then held up as a privacy screen. Finally, the 41-year-old politician was brought from the plenary hall with a stretcher. From circles of the Union faction it was said that he was admitted to the nearby Bundeswehr hospital for treatment. A group spokeswoman said he was in a clinic and thanked his helpers. Further information was not available at first.
CDU man collapses during Bundestag speech – Details on health status
First notification from 7th November, 10:45 am:
Berlin – Dramatic minutes in the Bundestag! The CDU politician Matthias Hauer collapses on Thursday at 10.20 clock in front of the camera together. Already while Hauer is at the lectern, it stands out: The CDU man shakes strongly, breathing heavily.
Bundestag: Matthias Hauer of the CDU trembles during the end of his speech before collapsing
Even as his gaze sweeps into the distance and Hauer clings to the lectern, a colleague rushes to him, she supports him and speaks to him. Hauer sink his legs away, the live broadcast of the Bundestag is interrupted while many colleagues hurry to Hauer.
Previously Matthias Hauer had his Speech on the use of cash Among other things, he questioned the credibility of the AfD, who would play the "saviors of cash" even though they would be uncritical of the digital currency lira. The party had introduced a bill for cash.
Bundestag: Hauer from the CDU can not finish his speech
Towards the end of Speech by Matthias Hauer it came to that collapse, he breathes hard before. When he stops, the members of parliament still laugh at previous jokes, but they quickly realize the situation.
Of the #CDUPolitician Matthias Hauer has during a meeting in the #Parliament suffered a feeble attack. Deputies rushed to help him. Hauer is directly elected member of the Bundestag for the #Essener South and west. pic.twitter.com/tJSS3yi55N
– RTL WEST (@RTLWEST) November 7, 2019
Speech Matthias Hauer – Wolfgang Kubicki expresses his health
The meeting in the Bundestag was through Bundestag President Wolfgang Schauble interrupted for about an hour and continued at 11.30. The other MEPs have submitted their speeches in writing on the agenda item concerning cash and will no longer be presenting them. Loud Wolfgang Kubicki, who opened the meeting, Matthias Hauer was "fully stabilized" and "fully responsive". He is being treated in a hospital.
In the aftermath, Wolfgang Kubicki then criticizes the network, in which "some pathetic comments" on the incident are circulating and asks for "respect for the person and the dignity of our colleagues."
Video: Is there no cash in Germany soon?
Schreckmoment in the Bundestag: CDU politician Hauer collapses during speech together
More detailed information about the current Health status of the CDU politician there is not any. According to his Bundestag office, Matthias Hauer was treated by paramedics and paramedics, reports Focus. The politician was taken to hospital immediately after the incident.
Essen's Matthias Hauer has been a member of the German Bundestag since 2013. The CDU Secretary General Paul Ziemiak and many other deputies have already addressed recovery wishes to the Bundestag colleagues via Twitter.
Dear @MatthiasHauer We all think of you and heartily wish you a speedy recovery! Your Paul
– Paul Ziemiak (@PaulZiemiak) November 7, 2019
Just recently there was another frightening moment when Economy Minister Peter Altmaier crashed off a stage. Also Angela Merkel is because of her tremor attacks again and again topic of conversation.