Date: Aug 07, 2015
By: Alison Hsiao / Staff reporter
Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Legislator Lee Hung-chun (李鴻鈞), who was nominated by the party for a seat representing New Taipei City, yesterday dropped out of the legislative election and announced his support for People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong’s (宋楚瑜) presidential bid.
Lee’s announcement came on the heels of Soong’s declaration of his presidential bid in the morning.
Lee said he has been thinking about Taiwan’s future since July 19, when the KMT nominated its presidential candidate at its national congress, adding that Soong is the only person who could put an end to the havoc the nation has been enduring in recent years and construct a “right path” for it. [FULL STORY]