Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo: Waiting For Something To Happen To The President


PHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania (The Adobo Chronicles, Washington Bureau) – Nevermind that Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appointed her to head a cabinet position as chair of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC).

Nevermind that she she traveled to the United States seeking to enlist partners in the private sector to support her advocacies as vice president.

Leni Robredo thinks that she has no real powers “except to wait for something to happen to the president.”

That wait can be hours, days, weeks, or up to six years.

Here is what she said before an audience of Filipino Americans in Philadelphia last week.




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