Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez has declared that the House of Representatives is now in the process of amending the Constitution for the electorate's approval---even without the Senate's participation.
Alvarez made the announcement in a press briefing on Monday afternoon, hours after denying in a television interview that the chamber was rushing Charter change (Cha-cha) to pave the way for a federal-parliamentary system of government.
Responding to a reporter's question on whether "the House of Representatives is in the process of amending the Constitution," Alvarez said: "Correct."
"We have started already. Because, we're going to make a proposal to the people to revise the Cons...
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