As you have heard, the prosecution is speeding up the investigation, and the Democratic Party is putting back fire by promoting the impeachment of first lady Kim Gun-hee and Minister of Public Administration and Security Lee Sang-min.

In addition to handling the special prosecution bill, they came up with a plan to accuse Mrs. Kim's mother.

Reporter Han Seong-hee will deliver this information.

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Democratic Party's 'Mrs. Kim Gun-hee's stock price manipulation fact-finding task force' held its first public meeting.

Members of the lawmakers in attendance expressed their will to introduce a special prosecutor, saying that the prosecution is crushing the first lady 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 also said that the situation was revealed and that he would review the accusation.

[Park Chan- dae

/Democratic Party lawmaker: There are a lot of physical evidence and details about Mrs. Kim Kun-hee (related to Deutsche Motors stock price manipulation), so why are they crushing the investigation on this part...


Some Kangseong lawmakers predicted an all-night sit-in debate.

Tomorrow (2nd), at the general assembly, we will discuss whether to propose an impeachment bill 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).

(But) It is true that it is burdensome to keep focusing only on the ruling party’s prosecution investigation regardless of public welfare.]

The People’s Power criticized the Democratic Party for only doing representative Lee 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...


The February provisional session of the National Assembly starts tomorrow.

Like the National Assembly in January, there are many prospects that it will be difficult to escape from the confrontation between the ruling and opposition parties over this representative investigation.

(Video coverage: Kim Hak-mo, video editing: Lee Seung-yeol)