[단독] Kang Ki-hoon, former head of political affairs office Kwon Seong-dong… Philippine special envoy


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In the messenger conversation between President Yoon Seok-yeol and Acting Representative Kwon Seong-dong, the floor leader, the name ‘Kang Ki-hoon’ appeared and aroused curiosity.

However, as a result of KBS coverage, it was confirmed as a result of KBS’s that Executive Officer Lee Kang served as the head of political affairs for floor leader Kwon right after the election and also accompanied the Philippine special envoy.

This is reporter Park Kyung-joon.

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At the end of last month, Kwon Seong-dong, floor leader of the People’s Power, departed as a representative of the special delegation for the inauguration of the Philippine president.

Six members of the National Assembly were accompanied, and a man stood out on the screen.

This is Kang Ki-hoon, the administrator.

The People’s Power lawmaker who was a member of the special envoy remembered, “I followed that friend alone in the National Assembly and worked hard.”

At the time of accompanying the special delegation, Kang’s title was the head of the political affairs office of the People’s Power floor representative.

After the election, multiple passport officials said that he had left the ‘Dawn of Freedom Party’, which he was the leader of, and had been working as the head of the political affairs office since April.

The Dawn of Liberty Party has been evaluated as a far-right party by some, with its pledges of anti-Chinese pro-Americanism, nationalism and market priority.

During the last presidential election, Kang served as a youth advisory group outside the Yun Seok-yeol camp.

‘Anchovy Project’, which posted a picture of buying anchovies and beans while shouting for destruction.

It is also known for contributing to the development of one-line message promises such as ‘abolition of the leisure department’ and ‘the main enemy is North Korea’.

[권성동/국민의힘 대표 직무대행 겸 원내대표/지난 3월/TV조선 유튜브 ‘뉴스트라다무스’ : “외곽에 2030 자문그룹을 하나 만들고 내부에는 우리 장예찬 그룹으로 해서 양 그룹으로부터 해서, 여성가족부 폐지 같은 이런 단문 메시지를 그때 처음 시도한 거에요.”]

While the presidential office did not give a separate explanation on the specific hiring process of Executive Officer Kang, floor leader Kwon drew a line saying that he did not recommend it.

[권성동/국민의힘 대표 직무대행 겸 원내대표 : “강기훈은 제가 추천한 것이 아니라 대통령실에서 그 능력이나 공로를 인정해서 채용한 것으로 알고 있습니다.”]

Also, in a written response to KBS, floor leader Kwon explained, “The head of the political affairs office is an unpaid honorary post, so he had a lot to discuss at the time, so he gave him an honorary title for work efficiency.” .

This is Park Kyung-joon from KBS News.

Cinematographer: Park Sang-wook / Video Editing: Ahn Young-ah / Graphics: Noh Kyung-il

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