Senator Win Gatchalian is hoping that Senators Richard Gordon and Antonio Trillanes IV would settle their variations amicably and never let their hostility in the direction of one another irritate, to the purpose of getting to convey it earlier than the Senate ethics and privileges committee.
“After this long weekend, heads will be cooler and it’s a good time for the leadership to get both parties to sit down as honorable senators. Conflicting opinions will always prevail in the Senate. But these conflicting opinions should be respected and debated if necessary,” he stated.
“The first thing to do is to sit down and settle this issue among themselves,” Gatchalian stated.
As honorable members of the higher chamber, the neophyte senator stated, every one in every of them ought to deal with their colleagues with utmost respect.
Gordon is poised to file a criticism earlier than the Senate ethics and privileges committee, in hope of seeing Trillanes sanctioned by the stated panel for what he claimed as unparliamentary behaviour displayed in Thursday’s listening to of his blue ribbon committee on smuggled shabu.
Trillanes insinuated that Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III was supposedly “lawyering” for a few of these key personalities being investigated by the committee whereas alluded to Gordon to have been badgering a few of their witnesses.