Duterte ‘hands off’ in House speakership row after brokering term-sharing deal — Palace

Duterte ‘hands off’ in House speakership row after brokering term-sharing deal — PalaceChristian Deiparine(Philstar.com) – October 12, 2020 – 5:55pmMANILA, Philippines (Updated 6:23 p.m.) — Malacañang on Monday said President Rodrigo Duterte will no longer involve himself in House matters after the term-sharing deal he brokered between two allies seemed to have blown up and put the government’s spending plan next year in peril.Congressmen allied with Rep. Lord Allan Velasco (Marinduque) on Monday moved to unseat Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano and install the former as the chamber’s new leader dur…

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