“Without Honam, there is no Democratic Party”… Dismissal of Lee Nak-yeon’s accompaniment


Democratic presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung will visit the Honam area for 3 nights and 4 days starting today (26th). Candidate Lee said that there would be no Democratic Party without Honam, but former president Nak-yeon Lee, who was born in Jeollanam-do, did not join.

Correspondent Koh Ji-hyun.

Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung chose Mokpo, Jeollanam-do, the political hometown of former President Kim Dae-jung, as his first visit to Honam.

He visited a traditional market and emphasized that “Honam is the root of the Democratic Party.”

[이재명/민주당 대선 후보 : 호남이 없으면 민주당이 없다. 민주주의와 개혁은 호남에 빚을 지고 있습니다.]

He claimed that the people’s power was the descendant of the Democratic Justice Party created by Mr. Chun Doo-hwan, and shouted ‘unification of the democratic camp’, saying that it would embrace the former democratic circles and the old Donggyo winter without conditions.

[이재명/민주당 대선 후보 : 벌점이니 무슨 제재니, 제한이니 다 없애고 모두가 합류할 수 있도록….]

In order to emphasize the original team, a surprise accompaniment with former CEO Lee Nak-yeon, who competed in the presidential primary, was also promoted, but it was not successful.

In a radio interview, Kang Hoon-sik, chairman of the Strategic Planning Committee, said in a radio interview that he would not deny the possibility of Lee’s accompaniment.

The former representative also responded that it was not polite to speak unilaterally without prior sympathy, saying it was unpleasant.

Given that candidate Lee Jae-myung defended the case of his nephew who murdered a woman he was dating and his mother in 2006, the people criticized how a person who defended a heinous crime and claimed to be mentally and physically weak could understand the victim’s position. I did.

Regarding the victim’s family, Candidate Lee said, “I apologize for reminding myself of the heartbreaking things I have done again,” he said.

(Video coverage: Park Jin-ho, Kim Nam-seong, Video editing: Ha Seong-won)


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