Sen. Leila de Lima just had constructive words for President Rodrigo Duterte saying that what Filipinos saw was the sort of discourse anticipated from the torch chief executive.
When asked as to whether she would contradict the recommendations of the President, for example, the push for a movement to elected sort of government and looking for crisis forces to simplicity activity clog in Metro Manila, she said it would rely on upon the subtleties of the proposition.
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De Lima said, “The Senate and the House of Representatives are co-equal naman. Our mindset is not obstructionist. So whenever we clash, whenever we criticize, it is a constructive type criticism. It’s not for the sake of clashing with the executive department. It depends on the specific proposals."
“The devil is on the details, but we are open depending on the exact appearance of the proposal,” the senator added.
De Lima conceded that she was astonished and complimented when the President halted and shook her hand before moving to the platform. | ROD - FNPH
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