Anwar claims ‘over 120’ MPs, denies ‘cutting deals’

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“There is no question about cutting deals” with individuals facing criminal charges, Anwar Ibrahim said during a brief 2pm press conference today.

“What I assured them… that there is no political vendetta but you must accept the due process of law and the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary – and not malicious prosecution as alleged.”

Anwar had earlier presented documents – including confirmations from leaders of various parties – to the King.

Anwar said he has a “formidable, convincing” majority of “over 120” MPs in the 222-seat Parliament.

Muhyiddin Yassin, he added, has “lost his majority and it would be appropriate for him to resign”.

Referring to concerns about his earlier statement about a bumiputera-Muslim majority, “let me reiterate and categorically assure Malaysians at large that this is Malaysia and we have to accord rights to every single citizen of this country.”

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loyal malaysian
loyal malaysian
13 Oct 2020 7.13pm

And, so Anwar remains PM-in-waiting.
From the report, looks like Anwar has done things by the book.
The constitutional monarch cannot dismiss the backdoor PM.
Why should the backdoor PM resign?
Each passing day means he can entice more frogs and leeches to his swamp. Yes, he may call GE15 and judging by the Sabah state elections results the PN , if he can hold that coalition together, may win the day. But will UMNO and PAS be subservient to his minority party?
Yes, it may yet be a long wait for Anwar…