Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman Ma Ying-jeou (
The issue arose after 25 KMT lawmakers invited Lien Chan (
According to several legislators who were at the dinner, Lien shrugged off the 2008 appeal but complained that Ma had failed to respond to his suggestion that Wang form a Cabinet.
"I have never heard such thing," Ma said at Taipei City Hall when asked to comment on Lien's idea that Wang form a Cabinet.
KMT Spokesman Huang Yu-cheng (
"It has been the KMT's insistence that forming or joining a Cabinet would be the whole party's concern, rather than that of any one individual," Huang said.
As to the possibility of Lien representing the party in the 2008 race, Huang said the KMT was open to the issue and respected legislators' personal opinions.