6 months Duterte has prerogative to appoint anyone he deems effective — Lacson MB
By Mario Casayuran  Senator Panfilo M. Lacson said Wednesday President Duterte has the prerogative under the Constitution to appoint whoever he feels could effectively support his policies and programs. Sen. Panfilo Lacson(Senate of the Philippines / MANILA BULLETIN) ‘’After all, if his appointees would fall short and fail to deliver, the ultimate responsibility lies in the President who will be accountable to the people,’’ Lacson, a former Philippine Military Academy (PMA) graduate, said. Lacson, a former Philippine National Police (PNP) chief, was commenting on the appointment of retired military officers to man key or sensitive government posts. The President earlier ... more