The Liberal Party (LP) has closed ranks to make sure Vice President Leni Robredo is not going to be impeached.
In an interview after a discussion board on the University of the Philippines Los Baños, Robredo stated her celebration mates have “agreed” to guard her from impeachment proceedings throughout their current assembly.
The Vice President, nevertheless, stated there was no settlement amongst celebration members on what must be accomplished ought to somebody vote in favor of impeaching Robredo when push involves shove.
“Doon sa bahagi na na-attendahan ko, hindi iyon pinag-usapan. Ano kasi, hindi ko nasimulan ang meeting. Pero noong pumunta ako, ang sinabi nila na nagree sila na, parang they will protect me,” she stated.
A gaggle of legal professionals and a professor is ready to file an impeachment criticism towards Robredo when lawmakers return to work subsequent month.
Robredo stated solely round 15 members of the celebration attended the assembly since some have been on trip.
However, she stated one other assembly will likely be referred to as earlier than Congress resumes session in May to debate different celebration issues.
In a separate assertion, LP stalwart and Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo stated the celebration has agreed to not help impeachment strikes towards each Robredo and President Rodrigo Duterte.