The main opposition People Power Party (PPP) on Friday elected Rep. Kim Gi-hyeon as its new floor leader to steer the party in the crucial year leading up to the presidential election.
The ruling Democratic Party (DP) elected Rep. Yun Ho-jung, an ally of President Moon Jae-in, as its new floor leader Friday.
The ruling party started a process Monday to find new leaders to lick its wounds from the crushing by-election defeats and prepare for next year’s presidential election.
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.
The ruling party on Thursday elected Rep. Kim Tae-nyeon, a political ally of President Moon Jae-in and current Chairman Lee Hae-chan, as its floor leader for the upcoming National Assembly.
The two largest parties will this week elect new floor leaders, who will act as chief negotiators of the newly elected lawmakers of the 21st National Assembly.