This is despite the statement by Najib’s press aide denying the appointment of Baumgardner-Nardone.
PM's aide responds to media reports claiming Healy Baumgardner-Nardone was hired for US$250,000.
'Not even once did he think of betraying the party and the country, or go as far as leaving the party.'
Rafizi wants Najib to explain if this is related to cases involving the prime minister's personal interests.
COMMENT | PM Najib is using various methods to deprive the opposition of funding as GE14 looms, says former premier.
COMMENT | Party's right to opt for Selangor stability but rash in forcing PM-designate issue.
COMMENT | This time though, I am sure the revolt of the Malay masses will take place.
UPDATED 1.35PM | Judge Wan Ahmad says he was an active politician, and had served as a deputy minister and senator.
He also denies Nazri Aziz's claim that he and Muhyiddin were the biggest beneficiaries from Najib's donation.
Najib says the NTP has been instrumental in moving nation out of the middle-income trap.
Salleh Keruak says the so-called TIME opinion poll is not relevant to M'sian politics and will not sway public opinion.
'People say talk is cheap. Anyone can say anything, promise this and that,' says the premier.
PM says the bold measures the gov't took has placed the country on track for healthy and right economy.
The PM uses the duo to emphasise that he wanted to see teamwork in building the nation instead of quarrels.
Terror must be confronted 'swiftly and decisively', says PM.
The magazine cites the 1MDB scandal and US$2.6 billion in the prime minister's accounts.
The vessel was found 90 nautical miles off Kuantan, confirms Navy chief.
King Salman also grants an audience to our prime minister prior to lunch for a private discussion.
There will also be keen interest on whether the PM secures time with Trump on the sidelines.
Strong fundamentals built by gov't enabled economy to grow at 5.6pct in first quarter, the PM says.
Why, asks party veep Idris Ahmad, can't a local contractor be hired to make the PM’s dream come true?
PM says NGOs and voluntary organisations can apply for funds, infrastructural help or tax exemption.
GANT1 wants to know whether action will be taken against IPIC officers to recover the US$3.5 billion.
'Thank God the surgery went smoothly, he is now in the process of recovery,' PM says.
PM assures all will be heard after a film director was slapped in front of him.
In a hard-hitting post, former premier claims the Malays are different from the Japanese.
How can I be rude to the prime minister, asks film producer.
UPDATED 11.46PM | A calm Najib Abdul Razak later asked David Teo and his attacker to make peace.
UPDATED 2.44PM | Reports saying otherwise are 'erroneous', adds the prime minister.
PM Najib's lawyers plan, yet again, to argue that their client is not a 'public officer'.