Vice President Leni Robredo wants the Commission on Appointments (CA) to be clear about its motive for rejecting the appointment of former Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo.
In an interview in Naga City Thursday (August 17), Robredo stated the rejection of a Cabinet official’s appointment is a “sad result” of the CA’s position to verify and steadiness the President’s energy to select sure authorities officers.
“Siguro… Mas gugustuhin sana natin na mas transparent din iyong process, mas alam natin kung bakit na-reject. Tingin ko kasi iyong frustration kasi nanggagaling doon,” she stated.
“Alam mo iyon? Iyong alam mo, iyong pinaglalaban nitong tao ding ito, iyon iyong ipinaglalaban mo, and yet hindi siya pumasa sa proseso,” Robredo added.
She famous that her husband, the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo, was additionally bypassed by the CA through the Aquino administration.
Taguiwalo’s rejection was determined by the lawmakers who comprise the CA Wednesday (August 16) in a closed-door government session.
While the Vice President stated the democratic processes concerned within the affirmation of presidency officers want to be revered, expressing outrage on the rejection of sure people received’t harm.
“[T]ingin ko mahalaga din na kapag may ganitong nangyayari, nag-e-express tayo ng outrage, para iyong mga tao naman o opisina na binigyan ng mandate, parang nako-call out iyong attention nila, na hindi naaabuso iyong mandatong ibinigay sa kanila,” she stated.