IMPEACHED! South Korean Woman President Impeached on Bribery Charges
The ruling makes Park the first democratically-elected president to be removed from office in South Korea’s history. She was impeached in December on bribery charges.
South Korea’s Constitution Court ruled to uphold the impeachment of President Park Geun-hye on Friday morning, making her the first democratically elected president to be removed from office in the country’s history.
Park was impeached in December on charges of receiving millions of dollars in bribes from businesses and abusing her powers in a scheme with her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil.
With the ruling, Park is immediately removed from office and South Korea is required to hold a presidential election within 60 days.
“The negative effects of the president’s actions and their repercussions are grave, and the benefits to defending the Constitution by removing her from office are READ THE REST HERE