Martin Romualdez
ROMUALDEZ WITH SPEAKER VELASCO — House Majority Leader and Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez (2nd left) is shown with new House Speaker Lord Alan Velasvo (2nd right), 1 Pacman Party Michael Romero(left) and Rep.Wilter Sharky Palma (right) before the 3 p.m. session at the plenary of the House of Representatives. Photo by VER NOVENO
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Velasco new house speaker

OUTGOING Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano on Tuesday resigned from his post after apologizing to President Rodrigo Duterte for “misunderstanding” that he had to finish budget deliberations before stepping down as