Go friend! Lagman rallies behind De Lima’s ‘impossible mission’ before SC


Albay 1st district Rep. Edcel Lagman on Tuesday (November 8) aired his full backing behind Senator Leila de Lima’s mission to “test” the principle of presidential immunity from suit before the Supreme Court (SC).

“We should admire Senator De Lima for filing this case and testing such principle as presidential immunity from suit. Because constitutional principles should always be open for challenge,” Lagman said in a press conference.

Lagman and De Lima are both from the Liberal Party (LP).

De Lima on Monday sought the issuance of a writ of habeas data against her nemeses, President Rodrigo Duterte.

“Sabi nila suntok sa buwan pero minsan naabot ang buwan,” the congressman said of De Lima’s legal endeavors.

“I believe there should be limits to immunity, even that of the president,” said Lagman.