Dr M pressured to set date, Bersatu threatens to quit Harapan - sources

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad was all smiles last night when he declared that the Pakatan Harapan presidential council had unanimously agreed to allow him to decide the prime ministerial transition plan, but the council's meeting itself was tense.

Three sources from both sides of the divide who spoke to Malaysiakini confirmed that Harapan parties, particularly Amanah and DAP, had pushed Mahathir to set a date to hand over power to PKR president Anwar Ibrahim.

However, Bersatu leaders in the meeting warned Amanah and DAP leaders that if they continued to pressure Mahathir, then Bersatu will mull quitting Pakatan Harapan...

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