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Public support for Abe cabinet drops to 29%

  • April 23, 2018
  • , TV Asahi
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TV Asahi reported at noon on the results of its opinion survey conducted over the weekend, which found that public approval for the Abe cabinet dropped 3.6 points from last month to 29%, the lowest approval rate since the launch of the second Abe cabinet in 2012. When asked how long Prime Minister Abe should remain at the helm of government, 38% said until the LDP presidential election in September and 23% said he should resign now. With regard to Finance Minister Aso, 51% said he should step down to take responsibility for the document tampering concerning Moritomo Gakuen and the resignation of Vice Finance Minister Fukuda.

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