Faced with a defamation suit from Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, Umno supreme council member Mohd Puad Zarkashi today invited the Bersatu president to face him in a public debate.
The debate invitation came ahead of a one-week deadline for Puad's lawyers to respond to Muhyiddin's letter of demand, seeking RM10 million compensation for his Facebook post alleging double standards in Covid-19 procedures.
"It turns out there is no 'double standard' in the issue of legal suits. One day maybe it wouldn't be impossible for a fisherman, rubber tapper or Grab driver to be sued by the prime minister.
"If that's the case then there is nothing wrong with me debating Muhyiddin before...