On the 4th, Yoon Seok-yeol, the presidential candidate for People’s Strength, showed ‘unlimited trust’ to Lee Jun-seok, saying, “I will give you full power to plan the election campaign.” As if conscious of the ‘Lee Jun-seok passing theory’, which became the spark within the party, he showed respect for President Lee to the utmost.
“I’m an athlete, I don’t have time to look at the billboard”
After visiting the Busan North Port Redevelopment Promotion Center on the afternoon of the same day, Candidate Yoon met with reporters and said, “I think it is very fortunate as a candidate that our party has met the party leader in their 30s, the first in the 100-year history of Korean politics, to hold a presidential election together.” . He emphasized, “I will accept the part that CEO Lee has planned and decided.
In fact, on the same day, candidate Yoon appeared on the street wearing a red hoodie with Lee and gathered a lot of attention. The clothes are engraved with phrases such as ‘If you want to take a picture, please tell me’ and ‘Selfie mode is convenient’. The two of them in a ‘couple tee’ posed close to supporters’ demands for a photo shoot and lifted the cake of Candidate Yoon, who celebrated her birthday (November 1 in the lunar calendar), together, and successfully completed their first local joint campaign.
In response to the question, ‘In a recent opinion poll, candidate Lee Jae-myung and Democratic Party candidate Lee Jae-myung tied the approval ratings,’ Yoon said, “The person who helps me is to look at the electronic billboard (opinion poll) to give advice and give directions, but I am an athlete. I don’t have time to look at the billboard.” Regarding the background of Kim Jong-in’s sudden joining of the election committee the day before, he explained, “He said he would think about it until he was convinced that he could successfully conduct the election campaign, but it seems he came to a conclusion yesterday.”
Kim Jong-in and Kwon Seong-dong also have a weekend meeting… “Join Tae-seop Geum”
Meanwhile, Secretary-General Kwon Seong-dong, a close aide to Candidate Yoon, visited Kim’s office in Gwanghwamun, Seoul on the same day, and discussed the appointment of the predecessor, including recruiting outside talent. Immediately after the interview, Secretary-General Kwon said, “I gave you the organization chart of the election committee and the outline of the inauguration ceremony (on the 6th),” he said.
Regarding the direction of the appointment, Secretary-General Kwon explained, “We have decided to advance the discussion to recruit a central figure with social influence.” He also said that former Democratic Party lawmaker Geum Tae-seop had been confirmed to join, adding, “I think the General Situation Headquarters will be in charge of planning and strategic work.”
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