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After meeting, Harapan leaders confident simple majority in hand

* From stillborn Perikatan Nasional to GE15 call – How BN, PAS U-turned in 3 days
* Dr M proposes to lead ‘unity government’, say sources
* Turmoil in Malaysia after Prime Minister Mahathir’s shock resignation  

Amanah communications director Khalid Abdul Samad is confident that the remaining Pakatan Harapan parties would be able to maintain a simple majority in the Dewan Rakyat.

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Dumped by Umno and PAS, Bersatu now eyes Pakatan return

If true, Bee Gees I started a joke comes to mind

* PH leaders reach consensus, will reveal it [today]
* Agong decides, and then the PM, so MPs have no say, says ex-judge

Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin, former PKR deputy president Azmin Ali and several other MPs leaving after their meeting to discuss the formation of a new government with PAS and Umno at the Sheraton Hotel in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, on Sunday. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 26, 2020.

BERSATU may be forced to return to Pakatan Harapan after Umno and PAS ditched the party yesterday after declaring they wanted fresh elections following the political crisis in the country.

Sources told The Malaysian Insight this has thrown into disarray Bersatu’s move to form a new government with Umno and PAS.

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The intolerance of the “tolerant” Left: The end of Liberal democracy?

When Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi ripped up a copy of President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, she showed a disappointing lack of argumentative abilities. If tolerance is to mean anything, Pelosi and her fellow Democrats should have exhibited just that. Instead, she, as a role model, did the opposite by engaging in petty and irresponsible behavior. (Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images)

We recently witnessed two events that indicated the possible demise of liberal democracy. The implications should frighten supporters of democratic forms of government in which individual rights and freedoms are officially recognized and protected, and the exercise of political power is limited by the rule of law.

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In unprecedented move, Agong to interview each MP to determine who commands majority

* Agong provides lunch for reporters outside Istana Negara
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For briefing, media given access into Istana Negara sans dress code
* Several former PH, Umno ministers meet Mahathir at PMO  

Comptroller of the Royal Family and Household Datuk Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin addresses members of the press at Istana Negara February 25, 2020. — Picture by Radzi Razak

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — The Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah will interview all MPs one by one to ascertain who commands the majority of the Dewan Rakyat to become the next prime minister.

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Najib, Rosmah, daughter spend more than 3 hours inspecting seized items at Bank Negara

* Police record statements from Najib, Rosmah on MACC audio recordings
* MACC quiz Najib, Rosmah over leaked audio recordings
* Najib, Rosmah and daughter leave Bank Negara after inspecting seized items  

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 — Former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and their daughter, Nooryana Najwa, were at Bank Negara today to physically inspect items linked to the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) fund scandal that were seized by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

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Bill Gates surrenders to the Chinese as secret war rages on

Benjamin Fulford Report, February 24, 2020

The secret battle for planet Earth is raging on with England, Russia, China and the Pentagon leading the charge against the Satanic Khazarian mafia. In the biggest development last week, Microsoft’s Bill Gates, fearing for his life, surrendered to the Chinese and is providing them with insider information about the Pharmacidical Mafia … Asian Secret Society and Pentagon sources say.

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Pastor JD Farag: Bible Prophecy Update – Feb 23, 2020

Agong appoints Dr M as interim PM

Now Mahathir has good chance to form new govt & Cabinet! He needs 5 more MPs to support him to be 8th PM.

* Malaysia’s Meltdown Moment – The INSIDE STORY

* Dr M to helm nation until new PM appointed, cabinet formed
* Najib mockingly asks Azmin where tonight’s dinner will be
* In pushing for new coalition, did Muhyiddin and Dr M clash?

Yang di-Pertuan Agong Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah has appointed Dr Mahathir Mohamad as the interim prime minister.

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Malaysia in political crisis as Dr Mahathir quits

The coalition now has only 102 MPs – 10 short of the threshold to form a government 

* Dr Mahathir Will Form New Government After 5PM Today?

* Amanah and DAP turn to Dr M in bid for stability
* Anwar says pleaded with Dr Mahathir not to quit  
* Mahathir did not mastermind treacherous act, clarifies Anwar
* Aide: Dr M, several MPs to leave Bersatu for unknown destination
* Sabah’s Warisan next to support Dr M as PM  

Dr Mahathir resigns as Bersatu chairman
* Dr M to meet Agong this evening
* After Dr M’s resignation letter, ex-judge tells what’s next
* Caretaker government likely to be formed  

Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation as prime minister has plunged Malaysia into an unprecedented political crisis, with ruling coalition Pakatan now 10 short of the number of MPs needed to form government. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 24, 2020.

DR Mahathir Mohamad’s resignation as prime minister has plunged the Pakatan Harapan (PH) into a crisis as 37 MPs, including the entire Bersatu slate, have quit the ruling coalition.

The coalition now has 102 MPs, 10 short of the threshold to form a government.

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‘Unrealistic demands’ by Umno scuttled new coalition plan?

* Mahathir resigns – PMO confirms

* Dr M quits? PMO to issue statement later
* Dr Mahathir sends in resignation letter [to Agong]
* All eyes on Agong after Dr M sends resignation letter
* Muhyiddin: Bersatu quits Harapan

* Anwar says Mahathir won’t bow down to traitors
* After Dr M meeting, Anwar satisfied, Guan Eng says ’emotional’
* Anwar: I’m satisfied about meeting with Dr M
* Sarawak and Sabah voters will block Azmin-led power grab, Amanah youth leader claims  

Umno and PAS leaders join PKR’s Mohamed Azmin Ali for dinner at Sheraton PJ last night. From left are Shahidan Kassim, Zuraida Kamarudin, Hishammuddin Hussein, Azmin, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and Abdul Hadi Awang.

PETALING JAYA: The much anticipated announcement of a new coalition made up by MPs in Umno and PAS last night did not take place due to demands by Umno that Pakatan Harapan leaders felt were “too much”, FMT has learned through a source who has been closely following private meetings between political leaders since yesterday.

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