Merkel under pressure to show Greece the exit

EPA/A3361/_Stephanie Pilick

German Chancellor Angela Merkel (CDU, L-R), Christian Democrats (CDU) top candidate for Bremen election Elisabeth Motschmann, and CDU vice-chair Julia Kloeckner (R) share a light moment at the beginning of a CDU federal board meeting at Konrad Adenauer house in Berlin, Germany, 11 May 2015.

Merkel under pressure to show Greece the exit

Greece should leave to save the euro. This is the message reportedly coming from within German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s party.

According to Bloomberg, members of Merkel’s Christian Democratic bloc are openly challenging her stance of keeping Greece, Europe’s most-indebted country in the 19-nation currency region. Even some officials in the finance ministry are leaning toward the conclusion that the euro area would be better off without Greece, two people familiar with the matter told Bloomb...

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