'Ex-Umno reps must admit to abetting 1MDB scandal first'

Malaysiakini Team

Modified 17 Dec 2018, 3:09 am

INTERVIEW | Disquiet is mounting within DAP over their allies welcoming lawmakers who had recently quit Umno.

The oft-repeated reason - public disdain for Umno's reputation of corruption and excesses - the malaise that the fledgling Pakatan Harapan had promised voters that it will remedy.

Selangor DAP lawmaker Ronnie Liu revealed that Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had once expressed in a meeting that Umno was "useless rubbish" and hence Bersatu should not be a "rubbish collector".

However, DAP's parliamentary leader Lim Kit Siang does not view former Umno leaders that harshly - provided that they have the right intentions...

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