KMT pans DPP’s policy U-turns

‘DISORGANIZED BAND’:Conflicts between the DPP-dominated legislature and the Cabinet reflects the president’s unwillingness to make her positions clear, the KMT said

Taipei Times
Date: Jun 21, 2016
By: Chen Wei-han / Staff reporter

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and the Cabinet’s repeated U-turns on major policies — including imports of US pork, the cancelation of seven national holidays and nuclear power — have triggered a free fall in the new government’s approval rating, the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) said yesterday.

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) started its administration with self-contradictory policies and gaffe-ridden officials, leading to clashes between the Cabinet and the legislature, KMT Culture and Communications Committee deputy director-general Wang Hung-wei (王鴻薇) said on the performance of the new administration.

“The Cabinet’s approval rating is nearing a ‘death cross,’ because it is a mere 7 percentage points higher than its disapproval rating of 33.8 percent,” Wang said.     [FULL  STORY]

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