8 months House leader says Villafuerte purveyor of fake news MB
By Ben Rosario The leadership of the House of Representatives Saturday accused Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund Villafuerte of being a peddler of fake news for claiming that P92.3 billion in 2019 national budget allocation has been distributed to favored members of the chamber. Majority Leader and Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro said Villafuerte’s complaint in the media was a glaring act of sourgraping as the Bicolano lawmaker was among the “select” members of the ousted House leadership whose congressional districts gained billions of pesos in infrastructure funds during their two year reign in the Lower House. “I can say with ... more