ROBREDO WANTS TO BE SENATE PRESIDENT

Robredo, left, and Senate President Tito Sotto, right.

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Quezon City Bureau) – Philippine Vice President Leni Robredo is tired of just “waiting for something to happen to the President.” She wants to be Senate President.

Robredo says the Philippines should completely pattern its system of government after that of the United States of America. In the U.S., the Vice President is automatically the President of the Senate, presiding over sessions and voting on bills and measures to break any tie.

She urged Congress to immediately pass an amendment to the Philippine Constitution so that she can immediately assume the Senate President position for the remaining two years of her term.

Asked by The Adobo Chronicles if she would also recommend that a vote for President should also be a vote for the Vice President in Philippine elections, like in the U.S. she said yes, but only beginning in 2022.

Good answer. Otherwise, Alan Peter Cayetano who was the VP running mate of President Rodrigo Duterte, would take over her position.

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