Poll: Germans Don’t Want Greek Bailout

    German chancellor Angela Merkel gives a statement on February 17, 2012 at the Chancellery in Berlin, after German President announced he resigned as prosecutors demanded his immunity be lifted to investigate allegations he abused his position. Wulff  resigned today after a string of scandals, handing Chancellor Angela Merkel a political headache at home as she battles to lead Europe from its debt crisis. Late Thursday, the prosecutor in the northern city of Hanover announced an "initial suspicion" against Wulff's film producer friend David Groenewold, who reportedly picked up the bills for Wulff's hotel and an upgrade during two short breaks. 
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    Who would like giving money away? Not the Germans, who overwhelmingly oppose a new European Union $175 billion rescue package for Greece, according to an opinion poll by the Emnid Institute. The news comes a day before the German Parliament is to vote on approving the bailout, and at least a dozen deputies to Chancellor Angela Merkel are expected to say no to the measure. But it’s still expected to pass, as opposition parties will likely approve it.

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