Lagman told he's out of Comelec

Posted at Apr 17 2012 01:51 PM | Updated as of Apr 17 2012 09:51 PM

MANILA, Philippines- Comelec Commissioner Augusto Lagman has not been reappointed by Malacañang.

Lagman told radio dzMM the Palace opted not to reappoint him to prevent a tug-of-war with Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile during hearings at the Commission on Appointments.

Lagman said he heard from sources that Enrile is keen on rejecting his appointment.

ANC Dateline Philippines, April 17, 2012