As it became known that the son of Rep. Kwak Sang-do received 5 billion won in severance pay from Hwacheon Daeyu, the political struggle intensified. The Democratic Party insisted that the main body of the suspicion was the power of the people, and that the People's Power floor leader knew about the facts and pretended not to know. In response, the People's Power responded that the special prosecutor should investigate both Rep. Kwak Sang-do and Governor Lee Jae-myung.

By Kim Hyung-rae, staff reporter.


Kim Ki-hyeon, floor leader of the People's Power, answered, "It is true that there was a report before Chuseok," when asked if he knew in advance of 'Kwak Sang-do's son's severance pay of 5 billion won'.

[Kim Ki-hyeon/People's Power Floor Leader: (Rep. Kwak Sang-do) When I asked him what happened, the answer was the same as the media reported.] With

these words, the Democratic Party counterattacked, saying, "The body is the power of the people" with these words


started in earnest.

"It is shameless that the People's Power leadership focused on attacking Gyeonggi Governor Lee Jae-myung even though they knew about Kwak's son Don."

[Song Young-gil / Democratic Party Representative: I am very curious about the face of the duality who, despite knowing this, is attacking our party candidate Lee Jae-myung and shouting who is Hwacheon Daeyu.]

He made it clear that he would refuse the special prosecutor's request by the People's Power, saying that it was just a 'trick to waste time'.

The People's Power repeatedly pressured the Democratic Party, saying, "The person who refused the special prosecution is the culprit."

[Kim Ki-hyun / People's Power Floor Leader: Candidate Jae-myung Lee and Rep. Sang-do Kwak, no one can be an exception here.

If the Democratic Party continues to avoid special prosecutors and state investigations as it is now, it will be branded as an accomplice to the unprecedented corruption case.]

Members of the Daejang-dong Special Committee, who visited Seongnam City Hall in protest It's gone," he raised his voice.

Within the party, seven newly elected lawmakers targeted Kwak, who left the party, and called for his resignation, saying that he had lost his qualifications as public officials.

In the midst of this, Governor Lee Jae-myung's camp filed a complaint with the prosecution, saying, "Rep. Kwak Sang-do spread false information such as posting on SNS to the effect that Lee obtained unfair profits from the Daejang-dong business."

Rep. Kwak also predicted legal action, saying that the accusation by the governor was an acquittal.

(Video coverage: Park Jin-ho, Kim Heung-


, video editing:

Yu Mira


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