Date: Jan 29, 2016
By: Abraham Gerber / Staff reporter
New Power Party (NPP) legislators-elect yesterday met with former
president Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), while denying that any discussion was held on a possible merger with the Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU).
NPP Chairman and legislator-elect Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) said the legislators-elect had sought a meeting to thank Lee for his help and encouragement during the campaign, as well as to ask about his health following a minor stroke last month.
Sunflower movement leader Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆) accompanied the the four legislators-elect to the meeting. Missing was legislator-elect Hung Tzu-yung (洪慈庸), who is overseas.
Huang said that Lee had expressed hope that the NPP could lead the way in forging a new political path, playing a key role in the nation’s second wave of democratic reforms. [FULL STORY]