Vice President Jusuf Kalla has repeatedly affirmed his attitude regarding the 2019 Presidential Election (Pilpres). This time, amid the ongoing discourse of the Democratic Party to match him with Kogasma Chairman Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY), JK is also said to have acted .
JK reportedly has rejected the Democratic Party’s bid to co-exist with AHY. This was stated by the Chairman of the Advisory Board of Vice President Jusuf Kalla, Sofjan Wanandi. He said JK had delivered directly to the Democrat Party.
“No, he has rejected, he did not want to, already love to know the Democrat he no longer,” said Sofjan at the Vice President’s Office, Jalan Merdeka Utara, Wednesday (4/7/2018).
Former Chairman of the Golkar Party did not forbid the Democratic Party to maneuver the match with AHY. However, said Sofjan, JK firmly refused.
“Yes the maneuvers that he has the right right, we can not say anything, we already love to know also Mr. JK already love to know directly,” said Sofjan.
He explained the reason JK did not want to advance in the presidential election because he wanted to enjoy old age. JK has also expressed his support to Joko Widodo to return to advance in the 2019 presidential election.
“He wants to retire, he said, must help Pak Jokowi is whatever he does not care about,” said Sofjan.
Known in the last few days circulating picture of a poster duet Jusuf Kalla (JK) and Agus Harimurti Yudhoyono (AHY) associated with the issue of Presidential Election 2019. This picture circulated the elite Democratic Party. The appearance of the poster was attributed to the relationship of JK to the residence of the Democratic Party Chairman Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono (SBY). There is speculation that the relationship is part of the political agenda.
Imelda convey, JK and SBY meeting some time ago is a regular gathering. But many are assuming the meeting was an attempt to match JK with AHY as a couple of candidates and vice presidential candidates.
Imelda explained, discourse duet JK-AHY long been echoed Democratic cadres. At the end of last June there was a meeting of Democratic cadres and conducted a poll of the core managers. The poll results show if there are three coalitions, they choose to join the third coalition or the third axis.
“And most of them write the name JK-AHY and this is not the decision of the House of Councilors.The decision of the upper house of the party will be submitted ahead of the enrollment of the presidential election in August,” he explained.
According to him, JK-AHY fusion is ideal. JK assessed multitalented and succeeded in becoming SBY vice president for five years. Both succeeded in overcoming the conflict in 2003 2004, together with Aceh reconciliation. While AHY has military and administrative knowledge and has a concentration in the creative economy to steal the attention of millennials or novice voters.
“The survey results to date for vice president, Mas Agus are highest, almost all of Mas Agus’s highest survey,” he said.