Umno initially wanted Dr Mahathir as PM, says Zahid

The Malaysian Insight

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi says he brought statutory declarations when he met Dr Mahathir Mohamad with the leaders of other Malay parties on February 23. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 31, 2020.

AT the height of Malaysia’s political crisis in late February, Umno had wanted Dr Mahathir Mohamad to ditch his allies in Pakatan Harapan and form a new government.

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Umno had backed a proposal for Dr Mahathir to remain prime minister of a government that did not include DAP, Amanah and MPs loyal to PKR president Anwar Ibrahim.

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  • Don't bullshit. You all have planned to work with traitor Muhyiddin to betray the rakyat's mandat.

    Posted 2 months ago by Penganalisa L

  • Yeah... we believe you when the sun rises from the west!
    Tun M wants to put you and your tak tau malu boss in jail and you want him to be the PM?

    Posted 2 months ago by Chee yee ng

  • Indirectly, UMNO is dumping the Rakyat's choice, and going against the people.

    Posted 2 months ago by Tanahair Ku

  • Anything goes as long as all the crooks get out of jail? Where is the moral compass? Clearly still missing! What do these people pray to? Could it be money?

    Posted 2 months ago by Loyal Malaysian

  • Two wrongs dont make a right.

    Posted 2 months ago by Mo Salleh

  • Why would Tun want to go back and work with the lot of you with all the crooks and kleptocrats are still around?
    Umno should have purge these people but instead still accommodate them and even support them as Advisor.

    Posted 2 months ago by Super Duper

  • PH government was not performing well. Most of the ministers are not behaving as ministers in my opinion. The new PN coalition is giving us the rakyat the fresh new take and we can compare.

    Posted 2 months ago by Noor Azhar Kamaruddin