Akihisa Nagashima, policy chief of the Party of Hope who was elected from the 21st district of Tokyo and who is serving his sixth term in the House of Representatives, decided on April 24 to join the new party House of Councillors member Shigefumi Matsuzawa is planning to form. He will make a formal announcement shortly. There is talk among Matsuzawa and his colleagues to make Nagashima the new party’s leader.
Party of Hope’s Nagashima to join Matsuzawa’s splinter party
- April 25, 2018
- , Yomiuri , p. 4
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