The floor leader of the main opposition party said Wednesday he will end a nine-day, self-imposed exile and return to the National Assembly to fight the “tyranny” of the Moon Jae-in administration and the ruling party.
As opposition lawmakers continue their boycott of the Democratic Party-controlled National Assembly, talks resumed Monday to resolve the issue of who will chair a dozen legislative committees, but failed to make progress.
President Moon Jae-in, left, shakes hands with Rep. Joo Ho-young, floor leader of the main opposition United Future Party, right, before their luncheon meeting at the Blue House on Thursday. Rep. Kim Tae-nyeon, floor leader of the ruling Democratic
President Moon Jae-in will invite the incoming floor leaders of the two largest parties to a luncheon at the Blue House on Thursday, presidential aides said Sunday.
The main opposition United Future Party (UFP) on Friday elected Rep. Joo Ho-young as its new floor leader for the upcoming National Assembly.