With House supermajority backing President Rodrigo Duterte, some lawmakers believe it will be easier to impeach Vice President Leni Robredo instead.
Senate President Koko Pimentel believes the death penalty bill will have stronger chances in the Senate, if only one crime would be punishable by death.
The Senate has just gone through one committee hearing on the bill seeking to re-impose the death penalty. How will they move forward with controversial legislation?
There's a clear majority and minority now in the Senate, but this doesn't translate into strategy for the administration to get priority bills such as the death penalty passed any sooner.
The dinner, hosted by Senate President Koko Pimentel, was meant patch things up between journalists and Communications Secretary Martin Andanar.
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Several senators, including Senate President Koko Pimentel, called the Davao City blast a cowardly act against civilians. While human rights group Amnesty International reminded the government to give the perpetrators a fair trial.
The nasty verbal volleyball between President Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Leila de Lima is now posing a challenge to the legislature.
This means the amended charter would have to be approved by a third of the Senate and a third of the House.
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