Bersatu admits proposing Mahathir as Harapan chairperson, but...
Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) has admitted proposing Dr Mahathir Mohamad as chairperson of Pakatan Harapan during the coalition's presidential council meeting last week.
Speaking to Malaysiakini, Bersatu strategist Rais Hussin Mohamed Ariff said the proposal was different from what was reported in the media, where it was mentioned that apart from Mahathir, Bersatu also wanted Muhyiddin Yassin to be named as president of Harapan.
"Our counter-proposal at the presidential council meeting was certainly different from what (DAP secretary-general) Lim (Guan Eng) is talking about...
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