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Korea's Trump: Acquitted governor presses ahead in post-Moon race

Lee Jae-myung exonerated of lying about putting brother in mental hospital

Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung speaks in a May 15 interview.   © Reuters

SEOUL -- South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the conviction of Gyeonggi Province Gov. Lee Jae-myung for lying about past alleged abuse of power, giving new life to his 2022 presidential bid.

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