Golkar politicians are competing to fill the positions of DPR speaker and Golkar chair, both left vacant by Setya Novanto. Bambang Soesatyo’s electability is growing.
When Setya Novanto was taken into custody, he left behind two important positions: speaker of the House of Representatives (DPR) and general chair of the Golkar Party. Competition to take over these prestigious positions began two weeks before Setya's first electronic ID card corruption trial last Thursday.
The competition grew tense during a Golkar plenary meeting at the party's headquarters in West Jakarta last Wednedsay. Aziz Syamsuddin read a...