Democratic Party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung, along with his wife Kim Hye-kyung, visits the cemetery of the Yeonpyeong Island bombardment victims at the Daejeon National Cemetery in Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, on the 21st, two days before the 11th anniversary of the Yeonpyeong Island bombardment. /yunhap news
Democratic Party presidential candidate Lee Jae-myung said on the 21st that in relation to the reform of the Democratic Party’s presidential election committee, “Even Lee Jae-myung came to reflect on his failure to live up to the expectations of the people, such as change and innovation.” .
Candidate Lee visited the cemetery of those killed in the Yeonpyeong Island bombardment at the Daejeon National Cemetery in Yuseong-gu, Daejeon on the same day, met with reporters and was asked about the reorganization of the predecessor committee. said together
Candidate Lee said, “I started to reflect on myself and think deeply about what kind of effort I should make to meet the expectations of the people. I thought it should be shown in practice.”
Candidate Lee continued, “The Democratic Party should reflect and innovate according to the will of the people and party members who chose Lee Jae-myung as the presidential candidate, not Lee Jae-myung who is assimilated into the Democratic Party that needs to be changed. The focus is ultimately on the people’s desire for change and innovation,” he emphasized.
He said, “There are parts that misinterpret it as if it were a statement about the party authority, but it is not true at all,” he said.
Regarding whether or not the ‘byeoldongdae’-style leadership team was formed, he said, “I didn’t say that expression, it seems I interpreted it.” “There is still an official predecessor and the party’s position, so I’m waiting for the result other than I asked the party for change and innovation. try to see After that, if there is anything necessary, I think we can discuss it with the party and prepare it and deal with it.” The Democratic Party is scheduled to hold an emergency general meeting of the House of Representatives on the afternoon of the same day to discuss the reform of the election committee.
In a speech to the North Chungcheong Province the day before, Candidate Lee said, “The former captain, who is big but doesn’t do his job properly, the party will start all over again, leaving only the will of the people and our responsibility.” He said, “I will throw away all the power, position, and official position that person has and start over as a person with only skills, loyalty to the people, and passion.” He added, “I will make Lee Jae-myung the Democratic Party, not Lee Jae-myung of the Democratic Party.”