‘It was an accident!’ says lawmaker who hit another lawmaker in the face

The China Post
Date: July 13, 2017
By: The China Post

TAIPEI, Taiwan — A Taiwan lawmaker apologized for inadvertently slapping

Kuomintang Legislator Hsu Shu-hua (許淑華) posts her response about

another lawmaker in the face during the review of an infrastructure bill on Thursday.

A fiery scene was witnessed at the Legislative Yuan as the first full plan of the Cabinet’s flagship infrastructure bill came to the floor for debate.

When pan-blue lawmakers ran up to the lectern in a bid to halt proceedings, pan-green lawmakers followed in hot pursuit. The two camps clashed, shouting epithets and shoving each other.

After the fracas, Democratic Progressive Party lawmaker Chiu Yi-ying (邱議瑩) complained that Kuomintang Legislator Hsu Shu-hua (許淑華) had slapped her in the face and grabbed her throat.    [FULL  STORY]

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