Independent decision while members of the National Power have left… ‘Speed ​​battle’ by holding a plenary meeting of the Judiciary Committee

On the afternoon of the 26th, at the stairs of the National Assembly’s Rotender Hall, members of the Democratic Party’s joint vice chairpersons Yun Ho-jung and Park Ji-hyeon shout slogans at the ”People’s Power Contest Yoon Seok-yeol for breaching the Prosecutor’s Reform Agreement”. Parliamentary photojournalists

The “legislative war” between the ruling and opposition parties (completely deprived of the prosecution’s investigative authority) intensified on the 26th. The Democratic Party of Korea and the People’s Power debated each other’s proposals based on the arbitration proposal of the National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok in the Legislative and Judiciary Committee of the National Assembly, but in the end, the Democrats were unable to resolve their differences.

The Democratic Party, which held the first lieutenant of the Judiciary Committee and the first lieutenant of the bill review, independently voted on the Prosecutor’s Office Act and the Criminal Procedure Act, while the People’s Power lawmakers left the solicitation held that afternoon. Then, on the same day, the Judiciary Committee held a plenary meeting at 9 pm, and a speed battle was held. The Democratic Party continues to press Chairman Park, aiming for a vote in the plenary session of the National Assembly on the 27th.

The Democratic Party discussed ways to respond to the demand for a reconsideration of the People’s Power overhaul bill at the emergency meeting of the House of Representatives on the same day. Park Hong-geun, floor leader, said in a speech at the National Assembly, “I will go through the Judiciary Committee today with an agreement between the ruling and opposition parties, and strongly demand the convening of the plenary session tomorrow to begin the process.” At a later briefing, he said, “The National Assembly again confirmed that the ruling and opposition parties should handle the arbitration plan for the Speaker of the National Assembly in April as agreed.” he emphasized. After the National Assembly, the Democratic Party members moved to the National Assembly Rotender Hall and held a contest against President-elect Yoon Seok-yeol for ‘breaking the agreement’.

Park also disclosed the details of the negotiations, saying that they had proposed a restructuring plan that partially accepted the demands of the people, but that it was rejected. He met with reporters after the National Assembly at 3 pm and said, “The people’s power insisted on retaining the prosecutor’s right to investigate crimes against public officials and elections. We proposed a (amendment) proposal to abolish the election and postpone it for one year and six months for election crimes,” he explained.

Park Hong-geun (right), floor leader of the People’s Power, and Kwon Seong-dong, floor leader of the People’s Power, presided over by National Assembly Speaker Park Byeong-seok, meet to discuss solutions to the crisis of arbitration of the ‘examination and failure’ arbitration plan at the National Assembly Speaker’s Office in Yeouido, Seoul on the 26th. By Seo Sang-bae, senior staff reporter

Previously, the ruling and opposition parties transferred the right to investigate four crimes, leaving only the right to investigate economic and corruption crimes among the six crimes that the prosecution could directly investigate (economy, corruption, public officials, elections, catastrophe, and defense industry) through the mediation of Chairman Park. agreed to the bill of However, the People’s Power officially demanded renegotiation the day before in response to criticism from inside and outside the party aimed at removing the right to investigate public officials and election crimes.

The Democratic Party came up with a so-called ‘3 + 3 readjustment plan’, but the people’s power is sticking to the position that the right to investigate public officials and election crimes must be maintained. The People’s Power also held an emergency meeting on the same day and confirmed this position as the party argument. “Even if the ruling and opposition parties have reached an agreement, if the people do not accept the agreement, it is natural for them to renegotiate,” Kwon Seong-dong, floor leader, said at the National Assembly. He bowed his head, saying, “I am very sorry for putting the burden of worsening public opinion on the party due to my mistake in judgment and shifting the blame to the lawmakers for raising the theory of responsibility in the process of this legislative war.”

Lee Jun-seok, representative of the People’s Power, speaks at an emergency general meeting of lawmakers held at the National Assembly on the 26th. joint photo shoot

Representative Lee Jun-seok, an outside person, also attended the National Assembly. At the beginning, President-elect Yoon’s transition committee and the party had a conflict with respect to the people’s response to the power of the people. In the future, the government and our party must always unite in unity.”

After the National Assembly, the People’s Power also held a picketing demonstration on the stairs of the National Assembly’s Rotender Hall and raised their voices to “stop the ‘People’s dictatorship, the extortion of criminals, and the legislative runaway'”.



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