He made the remarks in a legal podcast that was reported by The Edge.
Thomas said he shunned political discussions with members of the Pakatan Harapan administration at the time despite his personal interest in the subject and his Masters Degree in International Relations.
“It was much more worse than I thought, politicians have their own code.
Thomas said he had gone into the role with an eye on reform, and that he would have tabled a law to impose a term limit to the prime minister’s position in June were he still the AG.
Thomas, who among the legal fraternity is known as a constitutional and commercial barrister, added he supported separating the role of government legal adviser from that of the public prosecutor but had not been involved in this proposal.
Aside from reforms, he said his other missions at the time were to deal with all 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) matters and correct lopsided contracts from the Barisan Nasional era.
Thomas said he has been “lazy doing nothing” since resigning as the AG in February and was working on his third book.For any query with respect to this article or any other content requirement, please contact Editor at email@example.comCopyright 2017 Malay Mail Online