Presidential Office Spokesman David Lee (
"We're waiting for them to respond to our gesture of goodwill," Lee said. "We hope the legislature will perform its constitutional duty and conduct a speedy review of the nominees so the government watchdog can resume operation as soon as possible."
When asked when Chen would present a new list of nominees, Lee said this hinged on whether the legislature promised to review it.
"If they are willing to review the nominees, we will make nominations," he said.
Additional reporting by Ko Shu-ling and Mo Yan-chih