Oriental Mindoro Rep. Doy Leachon on Thursday called Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano’s bluff, saying the camp of Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco was prepared to “show their numbers” as the incumbent Speaker had dared them to.
Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Wednesday finally broke his silence on the leadership row in the Lower House between Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Tuesday asked Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to reconsider his twin motions that led to the “abrupt termination” of the plenary debates on the budget and its “premature” approval on second reading.
Deputy Speaker Lray Villafuerte on Wednesday confirmed that President Rodrigo Duterte asked Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco to honor their term-sharing deal.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman on Sunday said he requested House Secretary General Jose Luis Montales for a certification on how the lawmakers voted on the controversial Anti-Terrorism Bill last June 3 “to ascertain the real score of the voting.”
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman thanked Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for “seeing the light” in reverting House Bill 6732 back to the plenary for second-reading deliberations after railroading the measure last Wednesday.
Camarines Norte Rep. Josie Tallado joined her colleagues at the House of Representatives in donating their salaries for a month for the fight against the coronavirus disease.
Deputy Speaker LRay Villafuerte on Monday said he felt vindicated after Sen. Ping Lacson assessed that the 2020 budget bill transmitted by the House of Representatives to the Senate appeared to be free of pork.
Instead of taking a break from Congress duties, Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Raymund "LRay" Villafuerte spent his Sunday working at the House of Representatives.
Marinduque Rep. Lord Allan Velasco has expressed his gratitude to House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano for giving the PDP-Laban charmainships of key House committees.