House panel junks bid to correct errors in Bautista impeach rap

The House of Representatives justice committee on Wednesday rejected the motion to admit a substitute impeachment complaint that seeks to correct the verification errors of the first one filed against Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairperson Andres Bautista. The committee as of press time will thus tackle the first impeachment complaint against Bautista if it is sufficient in form and substance. At least 27 members voted against the motion for substitution, while only two members voted in support of the motion to admit the substitute verification. The lawmakers objected to endorser Kabayan Rep. Harry Roque's motion to admit the substitute complaint because the Hous rule...

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