If he could have it his way, Senate President Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel III on Tuesday confessed that he would not want to give up his position anytime soon.
Nancy Binay to cast vote for Tito Sotto if he guns for Senate presidency
Senate Majority Leader Tito Sotto admitted that he would be willing to take over the Senate presidency after the chamber’s current leader files his candidacy for re-election as senator for the 2019 polls.
Senator Sonny Trillanes believes that he is not destined for the Senate presidency.
The departure of Alan Cayetano from the Senate has sparked hopes of the Liberal Party-bloc senators to wrest control of the Upper House from Senate President Koko Pimentel as payback for kicking them out of the majority last February.
Expect Senator Antonio Trillanes IV and Senator-elect Leila de Lima to become part of the minority group at the Senate once the 17th Congress starts in July (2016).