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Political impasse: Analysing Mahathir, Harapan's positions

Annabelle Lee

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Modified 27 Feb 2020, 9:52 am

ANALYSIS | Following the interim prime minister’s address and Pakatan Harapan’s ensuing press conference last night, political analysts infer that both sides lack the numbers to comfortably surpass the 112-seat majority needed to form the government.

They noted that both speeches spoke of their strategies to help break the impasse and carry them across the finish line.

For Mahathir, it was his “unity government” proposal while for PKR President Anwar Ibrahim, it was the claim that he is the frontrunner in the race to become the PM....

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