Horst Seehofer puts home state election first in clash with chancellor.
- Janosch Delcker
BERLIN — Horst Seehofer may be Germany’s interior minister but he’s doing Bavaria’s bidding.
The 68-year-old’s career looked to be on the slide when he was ousted as premier of the southern state at the end of last year.
Yet he is center stage once again after pushing Angela Merkel’s government into crisis with his plan to toughen Germany’s asylum policies.
By threatening to implement his plan even without Merkel’s approval, he risks forcing the veteran chancellor to fire him — a…