Dr Mahathir says PH is ‘baggage’, prefers Warisan and Muda
KUALA LUMPUR – Pejuang’s decision not to work with Pakatan Harapan (PH) ahead of the next election is because the party sees the opposition coalition as a political baggage, said Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.
The party chairman – who once led PH to victory in May 2018 and was later appointed as prime minister – said he was aware of the dissatisfaction towards PH and would not allow this to drag his new party down.
He reiterated Pejuang’s stand that it will serve as a third political force in the country that champions the fight against corruption.
“We want to be free so the people will see us as a party that fights corruption. We want the people to support us for our stand,” he said in a virtual press conference after chairing its weekly meeting today.
“But when you are linked to other parties, their baggage and past will affect us. There are some wh