8 months Duterte meets aspirants for Speaker MB
By Argyll Cyrus Geducos TOKYO, Japan—President Duterte met here on Wednesday three lawmakers who are eyeing the House Speakership position in the 18th Congress. President Rodrigo Roa Duterte KARL NORMAN ALONZO/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO Duterte met with Marinduque representative Lord Allan Velasco, incoming Leyte representative Martin Romualdez, and incoming Taguig representative Alan Peter Cayetano. According to Senator-elect Christopher Go, the President did not want to interfere in the affairs of the House of Representatives. “Ayaw sana makialam ng Pangulo kasi parehong magagaling na mambabatas (The President did not want to meddle because they are all capable lawmakers),” he said. “Pero nag kasundo ... more