Hishamuddin Hussein: DPM next? If true, he might get to be the next PM!

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The more the number of denials, the greater is the probability that a rumour is true.

‘Deputy PM’ rumour resurfaces as Umno hawks continue threat to quit govt

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Hishamuddin Hussein, Najib’s cousin: Not likely to be PM…

Posted on April 15, 2017 by weehingthong

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Monday, 11 Jan 2021 10:24 AM MYT

BY IDA LIM

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 11 — Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein is expected to be named deputy to Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, according to The Malaysian Insight.

The news portal cited anonymous sources saying Hishammuddin could be appointed to the position as early as this week.

“Hisham will be deputy prime minister ASAP,” one of the unnamed sources was quoted saying.

However, the news portal also reported that other allies in the Perikatan Nasional (PN) grouping have yet to be informed of the proposal.
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Hishammuddin’s appointment, if it goes ahead as planned, is seen to bolster Muhyiddin’s shaky position following the withdrawal of support from an Umno MP.

Just two days ago on January 9, Machang MP Datuk Seri Ahmad Jazlan Yaakub declared that he would no longer support the PN government and Muhyiddin as prime minister.

This has now left the PN government with 110 MPs supporting it, which means it no longer holds a simple majority in Parliament, but only half of the seats in the Dewan Rakyat.

https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2021/01/11/umnos-hishammuddin-to-be-made-deputy-pm-in-muhyiddins-cabinet/1939266

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