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Diet puts off holding panel on political funds scandal


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Japan's ruling and opposition camps have decided to put off holding a parliamentary hearing on a political funds scandal, supposed to begin Wednesday, as they remain at odds over whether the meetings should be open to the media.

LDP pols involved in tax fraud: Thank you for the delay prosecutors/investigators.

We needed more time to dispose of evidence, shift funds into dummy accounts.

Your slowness is appreciated. Thank you

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Diet puts off holding panel on political funds scandal

Hold first and then let time heal so everyone forget about this.

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The LDP said the five attendees had opted for closed-session meetings.

Well, now we know who is guilty.

The deliberative council on political ethics, last held in July 2009, is responsible for examining the political and moral conduct of lawmakers who face allegations of wrongdoing.

This should be held every year.

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