5 months Sen. Villanueva backs Sotto in retaining leadership post next Congress MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senator Joel Villanueva is confident that Senate President Vicente Sotto III will continue his leadership until the 18th Congress. (L-R) Senators Joel Villanueva and Vicente Sotto III (SENATE / MANILA BULLETIN) Villanueva on Friday said “numbers [are] obviously enough” for Sotto to retain his post as the Upper Chamber’s chief. Sen. Panfilo Lacson bared that he has drafted a resolution on a “vote of confidence” in Sotto’s leadership amid reports that neophyte senators are pushing for a leadership change to secure the chairmanship of their preferred committees in Senate. They are fielding Senator Cynthia Villar as ... more