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Democrats ready MPs to grill government on borrowing

2-trillion-baht plan vital for nation, Yingluck says

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  • Writer: Wassana Nanuam, Pradit Ruangdit & Chatrudee Thaparat
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The Democrat Party has prepared 40 MPs to grill the government over its 2-trillion-baht borrowing bill which will be debated by the House on Thursday and Friday. 

In the eyes of the editorial cartoonist, it's a 2-trillion-baht cake, cooked up by Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra (nickname Poo, or "Crab") and the hungry cabinet. (Post Today)

Opposition and Democrat leader Abhisit Vejjajiva Monday said the 40 MPs will not only grill the government about the bill, but also prepare to defend the Democrats' Thai Khem Kaeng economic stimulus scheme which the government is expected to use to strike back at the Democrats during the debate.

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