LP solons won’t support impeachment bid vs Duterte, Robredo

The majority bloc members of the erstwhile ruling Liberal Party will not support the impeachment proceedings against President Rodrigo Duterte. In a statement on Friday, Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo said the LP met on Thursday to discuss party matters, as well as the moves in Congress to impeach Duterte and even the LP titular head, Vice President Leni Robredo. Quimbo said 15 LP representatives from the majority bloc in the House of Representatives met with Robredo and vowed not to support any impeachment proceeding, which would only serve to divide the lower house. "Like with most of our past meetings, a number of administrative-party matters were discussed including payment of party...

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