Vice President Leni Robredo should only attend Cabinet meetings if the campaign against illegal drugs is on the agenda, Malacañang said Thursday.
Vice President Leni Robredo will ask the United States for intelligence on Filipino drug lords to help local law enforcers in catching them.
Vice President Leni Robredo deserves a fair chance to prove that she can make a difference in the government’s war on illegal drugs after accepting President Rodrigo Duterte’s offer for her to take on the role of anti-drug czar, Cavite Rep. Elpidio Barzaga Jr. said on Sunday.
Malacañang asked the public to let Vice President Leni Robredo do her job as the government’s anti-drug czar.
Malacañang welcomed the willingness of Vice President Leni Robredo to accept Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Aaron Aquino’s challenge for her to join actual operations against illegal drugs.
Vice President Leni Robredo is open to having the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) investigate the drug war if local authorities fail to go after those who committed abuses.
Vice President Leni Robredo has found an ally in her bid to change the government’s brutal campaign against illegal drugs.
With Vice President Leni Robredo at the helm of the anti-narcotics campaign, Malacañang appeared not inclined towards allowing UN special rapporteur Agnes Callamard to investigate the human rights situation in the Philippines.
Vice President Leni Robredo’s acceptance of ICAD co-chair post won’t have any effect on the election protest filed by losing vice-presidential candidate Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. against Robredo, Malacañang said.
The decision of Vice President Leni Robredo to lead the anti-illegal drug campaign shows “she is smarter than her colleagues in the opposition who do not want her to succeed in serving the people,” Malacañang said.
A stalwart of the opposition Liberal Party (LP) believed Vice President Leni Robredo should be given a free hand in choosing her own team after she accepted her appointment as co-chair of the Duterte administration’s Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).
Vice President Leni Robredo accepted her appointment as co-chairperson of the Inter-Agency Committee on Anti-Illegal Drugs (ICAD).
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo maintained that President Duterte’s offer for Robredo to become the administration’s drug czar with a Cabinet rank must be coursed through proper channel.
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo said she refuses to be made a “scapegoat” of the Duterte administration for failing to fulfill his promise of ending crime and drugs in the country within six months in 2016.
Vice President Leni Robredo seems to have ignored Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo’s invitation via text for her to become the drug czar.
Vice President Leni Robredo finds friendly faces at Camp Aguinaldo.
Vice President Leni Robredo did increase her lead even more against former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. in the recount of the three pilot provinces Camarines Sur, Iloilo and Negros Oriental, disclosed the Supreme Court (SC), sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
Vice President Leni Robredo has advised government officials against the use of blaring sirens to counterflow traffic.
Vice President Leni Robredo would rather focus on working instead of responding to President Rodrigo Duterte’s statement that he would appoint any “outstanding” government official to replace her.
Vice President Leni Robredo hit back at Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo after the latter called her out for “misplaced and flamboyant remarks” in light of her strongly worded statement on President Duterte’s inclination to “ignore” the arbitral ruling for a joint oil and gas exploration deal with China.
Vice President Leni Robredo spent time with the displaced women residents of Marawi healing through weaving during her visit in the war-torn city last Friday.
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Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Tuesday slammed Foreign Affairs Secretary Teddy Boy Locsin for calling Vice President Leni Robredo “boba” after she questioned the actions of the Department of Foreign Affairs in recalling all diplomatic passports.
Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro “Teddyboy” Locsin Jr. called Vice President Leni Robredo “boba” (stupid) after she warned against the cancellation of diplomatic passports of former envoys.