Pampanga Rep. Mikey Arroyo get to head Velasco’s former committee after the Speaker met with his mom in Taguig.
In July 2018, Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte flexed her political might by rallying lawmakers to oust Davao Del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez as House Speaker after threatening to impeach her father, President Rodrigo Duterte.
Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos is prepared to lose her leadership post in the House of Representatives for voting in favor of granting ABS-CBN a new franchise.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin has thrown his support behind legalizing civil unions for same sex couples.
Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte proved she was a force to be reckoned with in Philippine politics when she engineered the removal of Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez at the start of the 17th Congress’ third regular session last year.
The bitter fight over House leadership may actually be a good thing, said Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo.
The next House Speaker must come from PDP-Laban, President Rodrigo Duterte’s party, said Senator Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III.
TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte – Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) secretary-general and incumbent Davao del Norte Governor Anthony del Rosario insisted that ousted House Speaker and reelectionist first district Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez was not really an ally of the Duterte administration.
President Rodrigo Duterte would not meddle in the House speaker election, according to Malacanang.
President Rodrigo Duterte believes former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas will run for president again despite losing against him in 2016.
The House leadership has decided to override the committee report of the powerful appropriations panel after it convened the Committee of the Whole and realigned the alleged P52-billion worth of insertions in the proposed P3.757-trillion national budget.
Former House Speaker and incumbent Davao del Norte Rep. Pantaleon Alvarez has denied that he was responsible for the alleged ghost insertion in the proposed 2019 national budget.
Cellular phones and other media capturing devices are reportedly banned during the close door high-level meeting of the ruling administration party, Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) Makati City on Thursday which was presided by President Rodrigo Duterte.
From being the dominant party in the 16th Congress, the Liberal Party (LP) is seen to be reduced to a minority as 50 of its members have expressed their intent to jump ship to the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), the political party of incoming President Rodrigo Duterte.
This early, incoming president Rodrigo Duterte made an appeal to Congress in efforts of making their working relationship a smooth one.