On 11 / 8, the former Chairman of the National Assemblyissues the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) in powerTarutoko Shinji, 52, announced to join the rival DPJpresidency, the position and will become prime minister underJapan's Constitution.
Quoting a number of MPs, Sankei newspaper said hepromoted Tarutoko are preparing for elections, includingseeking the support of 20 MPs, the conditions needed toparticipate in the upcoming race. In the DPJ elected presidentin June / 2010, he has Tarutoko candidates, but failed.
He Tarutoko who endorsed consumer advocate tax increases,but is opposed to raising taxes to ensure the budget rebuild after the disastrous earthquake-tsunami last.
The same day, Minister for Agriculture-Forestry-FisheryMichihiko Kano, 69, announced they were gathering thenecessary congressional support to candidates for the DPJpresidency.
Earlier, former Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport andTourism Sumio Mabuchi, former Environment MinisterSakihito Ozawa and Yoshihiko Noda Finance Ministerannounced the candidates for DPJ presidency.