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‘Bautista will quit’

Embattled Comelec chief would rather resign than face impeachment, says Palace legal counsel BELEAGUERED Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista will resign if he is impeached by the House of Representatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo made this fearless forecast yesterday. "The Comelec chair…

Andy’s ‘hidden wealth’

Fruit of a poisonous tree, says DuterteYouth THE Duterte Youth, a youth organization supporting the current administration, believes the allegedly nearly P1 billion worth of ill-gotten wealth of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista may have come from Smartmatic. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The alleged ill-gotten wealth of…

NBI to ask AMLAC to open Comelec chair’s bank accounts

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday disclosed that the National Bureau of Investigation will ask the Anti-Money Laundering Council to look into the reported bank accounts of Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a news briefing, Aguirre stressed an investigation by AMLAC could aid…
  • Published in Nation

‘I am the victim’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte tried to help Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista reconcile with his wife Patricia. Bautista said the President asked him and his wife to talk about their strained marriage last August 1 in Malacañang. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A few days earlier, on July 26,…

‘Chiz’ sets own quiz on Comelec head issue

ASIDE from the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, the committee on banks, financial institutions and currencies might conduct a separate probe into the allegations of ill-gotten wealth against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista that his own wife earlier made public. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero,…

Narco State na ang Pilipinas,ibasura na ang Automated Election!!!

SINABI ng aking kapwa miyembro ng 11th Congress, dating Kongresista Jacinto Paras na ang alitan ni Comelec Chairman Andres Bautista at ng kanyang asawa na si Patricia Bautista ay nagpapatibay sa napakalaking hinala na talamak ang dayaan gamit ang mga makina ng Smartmatic sa halalan nuong 2016. May mga ebidensyang…
  • Published in Opinion

Bautista faces personal questions -- solon

THE chairman of the House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms yesterday said that nothing prevents a congressman from asking personal issues of the estranged Bautista couple during his panel’s hearing on the postponement of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this afternoon. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Citizens Battle…

BIR joins Comelec chief’s wealth probe

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is joining the investigation into allegations that Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista amassed P1 billion in assets through questionable means. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday met BIR Commissioner Cesar Dulay in a closed-door meeting and discussed…

Comelec chief no show at House hearing

THE deliberation on the budget of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) was deferred yesterday due to the absence of Chairman Andres Bautista. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The Comelec chief is embroiled in a scandal stemming from his wife’s claims that he has hidden wealth worth nearly P1 billion. During…

Bautista ouster suit may be thrown out

THE chairman of the House committee on justice yesterday hinted at the possibility of the impeachment complaint against embattled Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista being dismissed this Wednesday due to insufficiency in form. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Oriental Mindoro Rep. Reynaldo Umali, who chairs the panel, said…
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