Vice President Leni Robredo is ready to face an impeachment criticism in opposition to her, her spokesperson stated on Monday.
“Kung magkakaroon po ng impeachment complaint, magiging handa naman po si VP Leni na humarap sa bagay na iyan,” spokesperson Georgina Hernandez informed reporters in Quezon City the place Robredo attended an occasion.
(If ever there will probably be an impeachment criticism, VP Leni will probably be ready to face it.)
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez is contemplating submitting an impeachment criticism in opposition to the vice chairman for betrayal of public belief after she despatched a video message to the United Nations criticizing President Duterte administration’s brutal struggle on medication.
Alvarez obtained help from Solicitor General Jose Calida, who echoed his name to oust and “rightfully condemn” Robredo for “slandering and selling out our country and its leaders” earlier than the worldwide neighborhood.
Duterte, who can also be going through an impeachment criticism, in the meantime, denied having a hand within the ouster efforts in opposition to Robredo. But he chided Robredo for “being in a hurry to claim the presidency.”
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Hernandez burdened that Robredo couldn’t be discovered responsible of betraying public belief as a result of her claims concerning the human rights abuses within the drug struggle had stable foundation.
In truth, it’s Alvarez who needs to be referred to as out for issuing irresponsible statements, notably when he accused Robredo of being concerned within the impeachment criticism in opposition to Duterte.
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“Mariin po naming pinapahayag ay hanggang sa ngayon wala pong malinaw na basehan ang mga binabanggit po ni Speaker Alvarez at sa tingin po namin ay dapat maging responsable po siya sa paglalabas ng ganyang mga pahayag,” she stated.
(We stress that till now, there’s nonetheless no clear foundation to Speaker Alvarez’ claims and we expect that he wants to be accountable when he provides these sorts of statements.)
Hernandez reiterated that Robredo has no plans of taking on the presidency.
She added that Robredo, regardless of the assaults and criticisms hurled at her, stays targeted on her job as vice chairman.
“Alam naman natin na si VP Leni nakatutok sa kanyang trabaho bilang pangalawang pangulo at wala sa kanyang plano na magmadali o maging pangulo,” Hernandez stated.
(We know that VP Leni could be very targeted on her job as vice chairman and has no plans to rush or turn into President.) JE/rga