2 weeks Turmoil expected in Tuesday’s opening of special session MB
With two speakers claiming to be the legitimate leader of the House of Representatives, turmoil is expected to threaten the first day of the special session on Tuesday, October 13, that President Duterte called. Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano ignored claims by 186 congressmen that they have unseated him and elected Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco as his replacement.Cayetano vowed to preside over the initial opening of the special session that Duterte called in order to undo what the speaker did when he moved to suspend session last Tuesday. The four-day session was called in order for the Lower House ... more