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Another day another corruption story for the LDP. Let’s hope everything that has happened will help the population see they never have anyone else’s best interests in mind only their own.

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Voluntarily? He should be kept in solitary and away from his wife, a coconspirator. Why keep in on the street?

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A much more thorough and quick investigation, than that of a political crony alleged to have undersold land to a politician's wife and received illegal subsidies. Of course it helps when the boss tells staff to alter documents.

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Of course he wasn’t warned before hand his was going to be searched...

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Another day another corruption story for the LDP. Let’s hope everything that has happened will help the population see they never have anyone else’s best interests in mind only their own.

Indeed I wish it did...and yet today LDP candidate claimed victory in Shizuoka by election...despite the numerous scandals and pathetic covid response , the 34% of sheeple who bothered to show up dutifully voted for the more photogenic LDP guy.....Japan is beyond help.

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Of course he wasn’t warned before hand his was going to be searched...

seriously they should have done this unannounced weeks ago, they had plenty of time moving documents from their home to another location

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While this is a typical example of holier-than-thous doing what they want in the game of politics, illegal or whatever, it is only minor compared to the other big scandal issues.

It is just a valve to conveniently take pressure off the ongoing Moritomo case which was the Big News until this surfaced. That 100,000s of signatures have been gathered by the wife of the deceased bureaucrat Akagi, for further investigation into the scandal, especially into the influence of Aso & Abe - & wife.

The Moritomo case involving 100s millions, document tampering, illegal sales and death needs to be back on the front page and this current Kawai scandal to page 2.

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Why is that the prosecutors leak the detentions of famous people?

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folks i know want want entire j gov't destroyed

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All this sounds like grounds for re-election and possibly the PM's chair in the future.

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Voluntarily? He should be kept in solitary and away from his wife, a coconspirator. Why keep in on the street?

That was the ex-mayor of Akitakata (Hamada) who was voluntarily questioned, not the Justice Minister Kawai.

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