Tsai rebuffs letter questioning leadership, three advisors, including two signatories of the letter reportedly preparing to resign
By: Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On the morning of Jan. 3, immediately following the publication of public letter urging President Tsai Ing-wen not to run for re-election in 2020, three presidential office advisors tendered their resignation.
Presidential Office advisers Wu Li-pei (吳澧培), Lee Yuan-tseh (李遠哲), who signed the letter published by Liberty Times, have reportedly turned in notices of resignation according to an anonymous source.
Additionally, a third presidential office advisor Koo Kwang-ming (辜寬敏), who was not a signatory of the public letter, is reportedly preparing to resign as well according to a Dec. 29 report from Storm magazine.
Shortly after the letter’s publication, President Tsai released with a statement without directly mentioning the letter. [FULL STORY]