7 months Senate leaders doubt moves to replace Sotto MB
By Vanne Elaine Terrazola Senate leaders brushed aside speculations of a leadership change with the upcoming assumption of returning and neophyte senators. Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III(CZAR DANCEL / MANILA BULLETIN) Senate President Vicente Sotto III on Wednesday said he doubts that senators-elect will initiate his ouster amid the dispute between them and the incumbent senators over the committee chairmanships for the 18th Congress. “Just because of one or two committees or one or two senators, there will be a shakeup of the leadership, I doubt it. It has never happened,” Sotto, who is a long-time lawmaker, said in ... more