Solons revealed that Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte seek help to oust Speaker Alvarez and elect Gloria Arroyo as the new House Speaker - The Daily Sentry

Monday, July 23, 2018

Solons revealed that Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte seek help to oust Speaker Alvarez and elect Gloria Arroyo as the new House Speaker



Davao City Mayor Inday Duterte and House Speakers Gloria Macapagal Arroyo and Pantaleon Alvarez. Image combined credit to Manila Bulletin
President Rodrigo Duterte state-of-the-nation address was delayed due to battle for House leadership, which saw return to spotlight of former president Gloria Arroyo. Ex-president Gloria Arroyo just took her oath as new Speaker of the House of Representatives just minutes before #SONA2018.

The management of Pantaleon Alvarez in the Congress has ended as three lawmakers in Mindanao confirmed that they have planned to oust the House Speaker on Monday, July 23.

Arroyo takes oath as Speaker of the House of Representatives. Image credit to ABS-CBN
According to the report of CNN Philippines, the three lawmakers and a Mayor from Mindanao said that they’re planning to dispose of Alvarez from his position earlier than President Rodrigo Duterte’s third state of the state address.

When the session opens at 10 in the morning, a congressman would cross to declare the function of the House Speaker Vacant.

Former President and now Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal Arroyo would replace Pantaleon Alvarez for the joint session.

They additionally printed that Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte known as the three lawmakers to ask their guide in ousting Alvarez, who criticized by way of the Presidential daughter a number of times due to the fact of the alleged statements of the House Speaker against President Rodrigo Duterte.

Inday Sara additionally entreated Arroyo to exchange Alvarez from being the Speaker of the House considering April.

If it used to be approved, a movement to go with Arroyo as the House Speaker would be made.

Aside from Inday Sara, quite a few politicians also criticized Alvarez for his controversial statements and actions.


Months ago, Inday Sara Duterte threatened Alvarez after she was called by means of the House Speaker as phase of the opposition for forming another political party than joining PDP-Laban. The House Speaker allegedly declared her as part of the political opposition when she formed a regional political party, Hugpong ng Pagbabago.

However, Alvarez denied calling Duterte-Carpio part of the opposition.

“Kung a**h*** ka sa Congress, don’t bring that to Davao, leave it in Manila. Somebody should tell the President what you are doing. How dare you call me part of the opposition. Kapal ng mukha mo. You messed with the wrong girl.” Inday Sara said in her social media post.



“Ano sabi mo in a crowd, ‘President iba siya, Speaker ako, I can always impeach him!’ And you call me opposition? Somebody should really tell the President about the truth. Antay ka bukas, I have another story,” she added.

Pantaleon Alvarez and Mayor Sara Duterte. Image credit to ABS-CBN



As of writing, Davao City Mayor Inday Sara Duterte and Pampanga Representative Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo are nonetheless not confirming the news.

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