It is up to the members of the House of Representatives to elect its own leaders, Malacañang said in response to reports that there might be a move to reject President Rodrigo Duterte’s choice for House speakers.
The President meets with Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco in Malacañang today, July 8.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday endorsed Taguig-Pateros Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano as the next speaker of the House of Representatives.
In a statement forming Duterte Coalition, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco said, “I welcome the formation of the Duterte Coalition whose intention is to unite the House of Representatives and push a strategic partnership between and among public servants who are deeply committed to institute reforms for better governance and development.”
In a statement condemning the lawless terror attack in Sulu, Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Jay Velasco said, “I strongly condemn the recent terrorist attack in Indanan, Sulu that cost the lives of both soldiers and civilians as well as wounding of several innocent victims.”