Valenzuela Rep. Eric Martinez on Wednesday said former House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano may join the “genuine opposition” in the House of Representatives after rejecting Speaker Lord Allan Velasco’s offer of deputy speakership.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano seems to be waving the white flag after Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte openly expressed support for his rival for the speakership, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
Malacañang reiterated that President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer meddle in the House speakership row between House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
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.
Even Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque can’t bring himself to spin President Rodrigo Duterte’s growing displeasure at the leadership row in the House of Representatives, which is widely believed to be the doing of House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.
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.
President Rodrigo Duterte regrets choosing House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano as running mate over former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., the Philippine Star reported Friday (October 9).
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano made President Rodrigo Duterte appear like a “lame duck” politiko when he moved to stay in his post despite the term sharing agreement on the speakership, Special Envoy to China Mon Tulfo said.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday said he welcomed the decision of President Rodrigo Duterte to call Congress to a special session in order to expedite the passage of the 2021 budget amid a leadership crisis.
President Rodrigo Duterte has certified the proposed P4.5-trillion budget for 2021 as urgent.
President Rodrigo Duterte felt House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano duped him by moving to stay in his post despite a term sharing agreement with Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano is sticking to his game plan despite President Rodrigo Duterte’s stern warning to Congress to pass the proposed 2021 national budget on time.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Thursday said he relayed his apology to Senate President Tito Sotto for previous statements implying he was blaming the senators if the passage of the 2021 budget was delayed.
Senate President Vicente “Tito” Sotto III couldn’t believe House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s gall in warning that the Senate would be to blame if the 2021 national budget is reenacted.
Davao Mayor Sara Duterte shared the 2nd to 5th spot with Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano pulled a shocker on Tuesday by forcing the approval on second reading of the proposed 2021 budget and the suspension of session until November 16, preventing the chance of a leadership change on October 14.
Buhay Party-list Rep. Lito Atienza has called out the House leadership to allow more congressmen to attend in-person sessions and plenary debates on vital pieces of legislation, including the proposed P4.506-trillion national budget for next year.
The 2022 elections may be more than a year away, but Pulse Asia is already floating names of possible senatorial candidates—and assessing their winnability.
House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Monday said he plans to “confront” former Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero and Negros Oriental Rep. Arnie Teves about certain business practices in which the two allies of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco allegedly used their position as congressmen for illegitimate purposes.
President Rodrigo Duterte continues to enjoy a high trust and approval rating, according to the latest survey released by pollster Pulse Asia.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco has dismissed as a “cheap shot” the allegation that he’s behind a coup attempt against House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco has slammed House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for using the P4.5-trillion national budget for 2021 to extend his stay in power.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco apologized Friday (October 2) to President Rodrigo Duterte and the public over the stunts pulled off by House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and his allies in a bid to shelve the term sharing agreement.
“Huwag nilang babuyin ang Kongreso,” says Buhay Partylist Rep. Lito Atienza.