Democratic Party is countering the prosecution's pressure by promoting the impeachment of first lady Kim Gun-hee and Minister Lee Sang-min.
In addition to handling the special prosecution bill, he came up with a plan to accuse Mrs. Kim's mother.
This is reporter Han Seong-hee.
Democratic Party's 'Mrs. Kun-hee Kim's stock price manipulation fact-finding task force' held its first public meeting.
The lawmakers in attendance expressed their will to introduce a special prosecutor, saying that the prosecution is crushing her even though she can be prosecuted.
[Park Hong-geun/Democratic Party Representative: (Prosecutors) make it clear that if they remain ignorant to the end, the Democratic Party will have no choice but to carry out special prosecutor Kim Gun-hee with extraordinary determination.
] He said that the circumstances were revealed and that he would review the accusation.
A one-person relay demonstration began in the National Assembly, and some strong members of the National Assembly predicted an all-night sit-in discussion.
Today (2nd), at the general assembly, we will discuss whether to propose an impeachment motion against Minister of Public Administration and Security Lee Sang-min.
The Democratic Party plans to focus its efforts on the national report held in Seoul on the 4th, a weekend, but some voices of concern have also been raised within the party.
[Lee Yong-woo/Democratic Party member: You can hold an event on Saturday (National Report Contest).
(However) It is true that there is a burdensome part to keep focusing only on the ruling party’s prosecution investigation regardless of public welfare.]
People’s Power criticized the Democratic Party for only doing representative Lee’s bulletproof.
[Park Jeong-ha/Chief Spokesperson for People's Power: Representative Lee Jae-myeong's personal corruption allegations are encroaching on the Democratic Party.
Even within the party, there are voices of criticism that the entire party is trying to become a bulletproof shield for CEO Lee...
There are many prospects that the extraordinary National Assembly in February, which starts today, will also find it difficult to escape from the confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties over the investigation of Lee.
(Video coverage: Kim Hak-mo, video editing: Park Ki-duk)