Checkmate si Cayetano! Lagman: Duterte rebukes Speaker with call for special session
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman believes President Rodrigo Duterte rebuked House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano by calling for a special session of Congress next week amid the leadership row in the House of Representatives.

Checkmate si Cayetano! Lagman: Duterte rebukes Speaker with call for special session

Share on facebook
Share on google
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin

Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman believes President Rodrigo Duterte rebuked House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano by calling for a special session of Congress next week amid the leadership row in the House of Representatives.

In a statement Friday (October 9), Lagman noted that it was Cayetano who moved to prematurely end the plenary debates on the proposed 2021 national budget by moving for its approval on second reading on October 6.

After the budget’s approval, Cayetano

Cayetano had the session suspended from October 6 to November 16, a bid seen to prevent an election happening on October 14 for the position of Speaker.

Lagman urged Duterte to call “soonest the Congress to a special session so that the deliberations on the enactment of the national budget could resume and assure the timely passage of the national budget for 2021.”

Leave a Comment

POLITIKO / Live!

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on reddit
Share on whatsapp
Share on email

POLITIKO / Across the Nation

POLITIKO / Latest News

Trending News

MCD MULTI MEDIA/ Network

Weekly Sports News

Sign up for our Newsletter

We are a social news blog where politikos, their kin, friends and allies are the center of the universe. We write about their words and deeds, likes and dislikes, dreams and fears. We are here to entertain, provoke and hopefully inform you along the way.

Disclaimer