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In the first year of Zhenguan, he ordered remonstrators to attend the chief minister's meeting on policy discussions, so they could remonstrate during the formation of policies rather than arguing against a decision.
11) Remonstrators were court officials whose duty was to check and argue against any poor or inappropriate policy or behavior of the emperor.
Better have a thick skin, though, as this is one area where one can almost always expect remonstrators to make life difficult.