Japan PM Kishida sacks son as secretary after holiday party scandal
Shotaro Kishida under pressure after reports he hosted event at official residence
Shotaro Kishida, left, has been criticized in the press for holding a wild party at his dad's official residence.
TOKYO -- The Japanese government said on Monday that Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's eldest son, Shotaro, will step down from his position as the prime minister's secretary on June 1.
Shotaro Kishida came under fire in the media after reports of holding a party with relatives in the prime minister's official residence, which is next to his office.
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