Dr M 'satisfied' with Thomas but wanted him out due to 'bashing'

Modified 3 Feb 2021, 11:44 pm

Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said he was satisfied with Tommy Thomas's performance but revealed he did not plan to renew the former attorney general (AG)'s term due to pressure.

Mahathir said he expected criticism from the Malay community but decided to give Thomas a chance as previous Malay AGs had not been true to their profession.

However, he said he ended up taking a lot of heat from...

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