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Arrested ex-justice minister admits cash handouts, denies vote buying

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Ok if you didnt buy any votes, where in the hell did all the money go to?

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I gave a cash handout to someone in a conbini the other day and ate an onigiri. However I categorically deny that I bought that onigiri, your honour.

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I think Mr. Kawai was anticipating the Corona virus and decided to start the Abe handout a little early.

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"Yes I did break into the bank vault and remove all the money - but I had no intention of keeping it"

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If you have closes ties with someone and they commit a possible crime then your Responsible too in the world of trolling. If every time a Prime Minister of a country resigns when someone they have close ties commits a possible crime then the government would collapse.

The usual bias double standards when it comes to Japan on display.

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All I can say is if a candidate handed me money while running for office and then adds "vote for me' well guess what that candidate just bought my vote.

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Is this idiot serious? I bought their votes but had no intention of paying for their votes

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"justice minister turned into ex-justice minister"

but does admit, (closed in caught) then could get slap on the wrist. Ahh the premier of japan's leadership; justice? dept.

face-savers: but other countries have this problem too! Yeah then join them into their universal demise too.

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Justice system corrupt to the top, no wonder he had to jump bail.

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@jalan

if "he " refers to Ghosn escape from Japan, you just may have a point.

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Are these two corrupt govt officials on bail or slammed up and unable to see or speak to each other?

Is some one preparing a Trombone case for these two ?

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"We never told them how to vote. We just gave them cash."

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Weird birthday presents

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Like a little boy caught with his hand in the cookie jar.

"What are you doing??"

"Just getting the cookies for you mommie!"

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Japanese corrupt elites are as bad as anywhere else I guess

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As Al Capone said, "Even if you are caught red-handed insist you did nothing."

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"admits cash handouts"

charity? b.s. he knew what he did, nobody gives away that kind of money for free. They can believe that, but anyone with horse sense can see it is horse s!#t

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Is a good strategy.

Cannot deny the facts 'cause the prosecutors have hundreds of witnesses.

He denies intentionality.

I don't blame him to try to control the damage.

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AlexBecuToday  07:47 am JST

If you have closes ties with someone and they commit a possible crime then your Responsible too in the world of trolling.

Abe is not just closely connected to them - the money quite likely came from him and he gave Katsuyuki Kawai a top Cabinet post.

If every time a Prime Minister of a country resigns when someone they have close ties commits a possible crime then the government would collapse.

Right. Abe should have just resigned the first time one of his cronies got caught up in a scandal, as he's clearly been either complicit or criminally negligent. As for the government collapsing - seeing as it's an LDP government, I say great. Can't happen soon enough.

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