4 weeks Duterte distances self from House speakership issue MB
President Duterte respects the decision of members of the House of Representatives to keep Taguig Representative Alan Peter Cayetano as the Speaker of the House and will not anymore interfere with the affairs of the Lower House, Malacañang said. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte (ROBINSON NIÑAL/ PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Presidential spokesman Harry Roque made the statement after members of the House of Representatives voted 184-1-9, rejecting Cayetano’s offer to resign from his post as House Speaker. In an interview with State-run PTV-4, Roque said President Duterte is aware of what happened in the Lower House and will let its members ... more