1 week Panelo: Duterte couldn’t care less who the House Speaker is as long as GAB is passed on time MB
President Duterte couldn’t care less who the House Speaker is as long as the proposed P4.506 trillion national budget is passed on time, Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Savaldor Panelo said on Monday. Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Savaldor Panelo (PCOO / FILE PHOTO / MANILA BULLETIN) Panelo, in his “Counterpoint program” on state television, said the approval of the budget is the President’s primary concern regardless of who the House Speaker is. “The President is only concerned with one thing. He couldn’t care less whoever is leading you there. He wants this budget passed,” Panelo said. “Pass the national budget. ... more