Lagman: New House Speaker must respect emergence of 'genuine' minority leader


Posted at Jul 16 2019 04:35 PM

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The new Philippine House Speaker must respect the emergence of a genuine minority leader to restore the credibility of the lower chamber, according to Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman. The opposition Liberal Party member has expressed interest to become the next Minority Leader. His statement comes amid reports that Capiz Rep. Fredenil Castro, the former House Majority Leader, might seek the minority leadership when the 18th Congress opens on July 22.