Ka Siong: Pakatan spinning Najib’s trial to fish for votes

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  • Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: MCA president Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong chided Pakatan Harapan for “spinning” Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s ongoing SRC International trial to fish for votes in the coming Tanjung Piai parliamentary by-election.

“Of course the government will spin this issue.

“I was shocked that after the judgment, they are saying that if you vote Wee (Barisan Nasional candidate Datuk Seri Dr Wee Jeck Seng), Najib will be back again.

“I don’t understand the logic of this.

“You undermine the entire legal system as though one by-election can determine the fate of Pakatan’s cause.

“This is utter rubbish, ” he said when met at the Parliament lobby yesterday.

Dr Wee also said that some Pakatan leaders were creating fear among voters in Tanjung Piai, saying that it would be the end of Pakatan’s Ubah dream and agenda if they didn’t vote for their candidate Karmaine Sardini.

“It is just one by-election and it will not change the government.

“If you want to say something, please be logical.

“If this is what they are saying, it means that they are trying to influence voters, ” he added.

Dr Wee noted that even if Barisan won the seat, it would only command 41 seats in Parliament compared to Pakatan which had over 120 seats.

“One seat will not affect the government of the day, ” the Ayer Hitam MP said in reference to a recent campaign speech by Johor DAP chief Liew Chin Tong on Pakatan’s demise if Barisan won the seat.

Dr Wee speculated that such campaign talk by Pakatan leaders might stem from their worry that a Barisan victory in the by-election would spark internal fighting and a split within Pakatan.

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