By: Tzeng Ying-yu and Romulo Huang
Taipei, July 21 (CNA) The ruling Kuomintang’s (KMT’s) presidential candidate, Hung Hsiu-chu
(洪秀柱), invited visiting former U.S. Vice President Dan Quayle Monday to attend her May 20 inauguration next year if she wins the election.
“I would like to invite you all to come to Taiwan again May 20 of next year to attend my inauguration,” Hung told Quayle in a meeting held in her office at the Legislative Yuan.
Hung, who currently serves as vice president of the Legislative Yuan, was officially nominated July 19 by the KMT as the party’s presidential candidate for the 2016 presidential election.
According to a statement issued by Hung’s office, she and Quayle exchanged views on a wide range of topics during the meeting that lasted for about 40 minutes, including cross-Taiwan Strait relations, the international economic situation and Taiwan’s upcoming presidential election. [FULL STORY]