5 months Gordon, Drilon ask incoming senators to respect equity of the incumbent in Senate MB
By Hannah Torregoza Senators on Friday reminded incoming senators about the Senate tradition of respecting the equity of the incumbent among its members. (L-R) Senators Richard Gordon and Franklin Drilon (SENATE / JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) According to the incumbent senators, even though President Rodrigo Duterte endorsed the candidacy of the incoming lawmakers, this did not mean that they could use this as leverage to get first crack at chairmanship in major committees. “Equity of the incumbent ang rule namin eh. May tradition ang Senado,” Sen. Richard Gordon said in an interview over Radio DZBB. Nevertheless, Gordon said he ... more