Lawmakers were unable to oppose or question the motion to reject House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s resignation offer during the September 30 session because they were muted on the videoconferencing app Zoom, Politiko has learned.
MANILA – The House of Representatives immediately suspended its session on Monday after convening for only 18 minutes amid the alleged coup threat against Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.
The Nacionalista Party has expressed its all-out support for the speakership bid of Taguig City Representative-elect Alan Peter Cayetano.
Nacionalista Party (NP) stalwarts LRay Villafuerte of Camarines Sur and Deputy Speaker Raneo Abu of Batangas affirmed their party’s commitment to support Taguig Rep.-elect Alan Peter Cayetano in his bid to become the next Speaker of the House.
Senior Deputy Minority Floor Leader Lito Atienza (Buhay Partylist) on Wednesday accused some members of the House leadership of railroading the proposed Charter Change (Cha-Cha) following the passage on second reading of the Arroyo-sponsored federal constitution under Resolution of Both House No. 15
Batangas Rep. Vilma Santos-Recto on Friday (September 21) formally bolted the once powerful Liberal Party (LP) and decided to follow her husband Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto in joining the Nacionalista Party (NP).
The leadership of the House of Representatives is bent on postponing the 2019 elections— and prolonging their terms— despite the opposition of several senators to it.
A ranking member of the House of Representatives is urging the chamber to summon Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) undersecretary Martin Diño for him to disclose the names of the 100 congressmen he tagged as vote buyers.
Malacanang and the Congress leadership has been asked by the Supreme Court (SC) to comment on the petitions seeking to stop the implementation of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) Act.
The Bureau of Customs (BOC) has allegedly hired several sports personalities, as “technical assistants” and “intelligence officers”.