It has been clear for a few days: the gas surcharge of several hundred euros will come – including VAT. The latter caused discussions with 'Markus Lanz'. Journalist Robin Alexander and moderator Markus Lanz accused Christian Lindner of not having communicated honestly.
In the absence of the Federal Minister of Finance, Marie Agnes Strack-Zimmermann had to answer questions about the allegations from the TV round. The FDP politician vehemently defended her party leader and colleagues.