1 week Senators weigh in on House’s leadership change MB
Senate leaders weighed in on the change in the leadership of the House of Representatives. Members of the House of Representatives ratified their election of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as the new House Speaker, ousting Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano. Senate President Vicente Sotto III believes that with this move, the lower chamber could finally focus on approving the P4.5-trillion proposed 2021 budget. “All the HOR has to do is approve the budget on third reading then print and submit to us, regardless of who the Speaker is,” said Sotto, apparently maintaining his position not to meddle in ... more