Samar Rep. Edgar Mary Sarmiento and Pangasinan Rep. Christopher “Toff” De Venecia are planning to be a part of the ruling Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban), Majority Floor Leader Rodolfo Fariñas has confirmed.

In a press convention Wednesday (May 17), Fariñas stated he had been requested by Sarmiento and De Venecia to sponsor their entry into the ruling social gathering so pace up the membership course of.

“Nag-uusap lang kami but medyo naglalambing lang sila sa akin if and when, kung kailangan namin puwede ba ikaw ang aming sponsor,’ syempre they always ask you to be their sponsor para mas mabilis yung kanilang … process,” he stated.

Sarmiento and De Venecia are each members of the Liberal Party.

Although he’s not a celebration official, Fariñas stated a number of politikos have been approaching him to speak about becoming a member of PDP-Laban.

The LP solely has 27 members from 32 following the exodus of the next lawmakers to PDP-Laban earlier this month: Ansaruddin Adiong (Lanao del Sur), Nancy Catamco (North Cotabato), Alfred Vargas III (Quezon City), Winnie Castelo (Quezon City), and Geraldine Roman (Bataan).