Hung payoff allegation ‘stupid’: Yeh

FRIENDLY DISAGREEMENT:A friend of the deputy legislative speaker was quoted as saying that Hung never asked the former minister to borrow money from the KMT

Taipei Times
Date: Oct 25, 2015
By: Alison Hsiao  /  Staff reporter

Former minister of transportation and communications Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時), who served as an adviser to Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu’s (洪秀柱) presidential campaign team, yesterday said allegations that he was involved in a quid pro quo exchange between the Chinese Nationalist Party’s (KMT) headquarters and Hung was “stupid.”

Yeh on Thursday said that KMT headquarters offered to give Hung NT$30 million (US$922,708) for her campaign on Oct. 5, a disclosure that led Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) to accuse Yeh and the KMT of agreeing to a quid pro quo arrangement for Hung to step down as the party’s presidential candidate.     [FULL  STORY]

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