7 months De Lima claims President Duterte committed 5 of 6 grounds for impeachment MB
By Mario Casayuran  Opposition Senator Leila de Lima claimed Saturday that President Duterte may be committing an impeachable offense when he asserted that Chinese fishermen could fish in the country’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the South China Sea (SCS). Senator Leila de Lima(REUTERS / Romeo Ranoco / MANILA BULLETIN) “By allowing the Chinese to fish in the Philippines’ EEZ, President Duterte has committed three of the six grounds for impeachment: culpable violation of the Constitution, treason, and betrayal of public trust,” de Lima said. “If it is eventually proven that his motivation for this grossly unconstitutional act is his ... more