1 month Palace distances from House skirmish over speakership Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- President Rodrigo Duterte has distanced himself from the ruckus at the House of Representatives over the speakership. "Katatawag lang po sa akin ng Presidente. Sabi po niya, stay out tayo dyan. No comment tayo dyan. That's purely an internal affair of the House of Representatives," presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in an interview over PTV. (The President just called me. He said, we stay out of that. No comment on that. That's purely an internal affair of the House of Representatives.) "Ibig sabihin po ginagalang po ni Presidente ang naging botohan," Roque also said. (It means the ... more