RANTAU LOSS IRRELEVANT – VOTERS KNOW PAKATAN STILL IN POWER: MAHATHIR IS RIGHT – WHEN THE CRUNCH COMES, DO MALAYSIANS REALLY BELIEVE CORRUPTION-LADEN UMNO & PAS CAN RUN THE GOVT WITHOUT PUTTING THEIR OWN WALLETS FIRST

LOSING the Rantau by-election has no impact on the Pakatan Harapan government, coalition chairman Dr Mahathir Mohamad said.

The prime minister said it was not unusual for government parties to lose in by-elections as the people know that such outcomes will not change the federal government.

“Most government parties don’t receive support in by-elections because the results won’t change anything for the (federal) government. The government is still in power, win or lose,” he told reporters today after launching a exhibition and meeting on railroad innovation in Cyberjaya.

The Rantau by-election last Saturday was PH’s third loss in recent polls, after Cameron Highlands and Semenyih.

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