Oink! oink! Duterte thanks Ping Lacson for timely exposés on corruption
President Rodrigo Duterte showed his appreciation to Senator Ping Lacson for digging up corruption in high places.
“I am very happy that Lacson is slowly exposing issues that we are not aware of,” said Duterte in a speech in Davao City.
Last month, Duterte signed the P3.7 trillion 2019 budget in which he vetoed P95.3 billion worth of allocations, including the P75 billion pork barrel “insertions” made by Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her House allies.
It was Lacson who exposed the Arroyo pork insertions.
Lacson revealed that Arroyo gifted herself with the biggest pork at
P2.4 billion while her point man, Majority Leader Noy Andaya, received
“I vetoed it all for the congressman. They really tested me. Pero sige
lang,” said Duterte.