A top honcho of the ruling PDP Laban in the Lower House has blasted majority-bloc congressmen over “premature talks” on whether or not to still proceed with term-sharing deal for the Speakership brokered by no less than President Rodrigo Duterte.
Two ranking House members believe that Congress should just trash the term-sharing deal between Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco brokered by President Rodrigo Duterte three months ago.
Party-list Cong. Mike Defensor (Anakalusugan) said he is having second thoughts on whether or not the term-sharing deal for the House leadership between Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco will still push through.
ACT-CIS Party-list Cong. Eric Go Yap said the House of Representatives will elect a new leader later next year if Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano decided to step down from his post following his term-sharing agreement with Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
Anakalusugan party-list Rep. Mike Defensor on Tuesday took a hands-off approach toward suggestions that the speakership deal struck between incumbent Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco could be scuttled.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco on Friday reiterated his call for the passage of a bill creating a government agency that would specifically deal with disasters and other calamities in the country following a strong temblor that rocked Mindanao the other day.
A few weeks after hosting a grand banquet for his newest princess, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco and his wife Wen will be bringing the christening celebration for their daughter Sara in President Rodrigo Duterte’s bailiwick in Davao City.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco said he is confident that he can swiftly pursue the legislative agenda of President Rodrigo Duterte after he was recently named head of the House contingent of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino – Lakas ng Bayan (PDP Laban) party.
House Committee on Energy chair and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco urged the National Electrification Administration (NEA) and the country’s electric cooperatives to focus on the electrification of the remaining few remote barangays in the country.
A former member of the ruling PDP Laban party admitted that the tightly-contested speakership row as well as the distribution committee chairmanships and memberships have caused division among members of President Duterte’s political entity.
Nearly two weeks after the opening of the 18th Congress, former House Majority Floor Leader and Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro finally broke his silence and revealed that he already stepped down as president of the National Unity Party (NUP).
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco is eyeing a return as chairman of the House Committee on Energy while waiting for his turn in the term-sharing deal he forged with Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for the House leadership.
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