Duterte won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution
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Duterte won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution

PRRD won’t allow attempts to ‘circumvent’ Constitution By Azer Parrocha MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — President Rodrigo R. Duterte, in his veto message on the 2019 budget, said he would “not tolerate any attempts to circumvent the Constitution.” “Consistent with the foregoing aspirations and in the faithful exercise of my Office and due fidelity to … Continue reading

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President Duterte to sign 2019 budget if it’s ‘consistent with Constitution’

PRRD to sign 2019 budget if it’s ‘consistent with Constitution’ By EJ Roque MANILA (Philippines News Agency) — Malacañang on Tuesday said it is up to President Rodrigo R. Duterte whether he will veto specific realignments in the proposed 2019 national budget. “That’s his judgment call if he’d like to review the enrolled bill and … Continue reading