KMT to expel member maligning Han

RESOLUTION PASSED: With general elections just 150 days away, all members of the party should unite, Central Standing Committee member Lee Cho-ping said

Taipei Times
Date: Aug 15, 2019
By: Shih Hsiao-kuang, Wang Jung-hsiang and Sherry Hsiao  /  Staff reporters, with staff writer

The Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Central Standing Committee yesterday passed a resolution by

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu is allegedly pictured with his back to the camera while playing mahjong at Club Med Bali resort in Indonesia on Feb. 4.
Photo: Wang Jung-hsiang, Taipei Times, from Kaohsiung City Councilor Lin Chih-hung’s Facebook

committee member Lee Cho-ping (李昭平) to “promptly expel” any party member who maliciously attacks, maligns or slanders the KMT’s presidential or legislative nominees and tarnishes the party’s image.

With the elections just 150 days away, all members of the party should unite, Lee said.

The party cannot allow people with ulterior motives to use any reason as an excuse to destroy party unity, he said, adding that discipline in the party should be strictly enforced during the campaign period.

The resolution came amid allegations from within the party that Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), its presidential candidate, is a gambler, an alcoholic and a womanizer.    [FULL  STORY]

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