4 weeks Turning 50 as Speaker was part of term-sharing deal, says Cayetano MB
What’s wrong with celebrating your 50th birth anniversary as Speaker of the House? House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano (PCOO / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE PHOTO) Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano bared in his privilege speech Wednesday that the matter of birthdays became a sticking point in his meeting with rival Marinduque lone district Rep. Lord Alan Velasco the previous night in Malacañang. According to Cayetano, it was part of the original details of his term-sharing agreement with Velasco that he cede his post after October 28, 2020–his 50th birthday. However, he said Velasco was insistent during the meeting that Cayetano ... more