Voting 217-4-0, the House of Representatives approves the committee report junking the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte
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The current Rules of Procedure in Impeachment Proceedings state lawmakers may only junk an impeachment complaint after the document's sufficiency in form and substance are assessed
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Both senators say there is no rule requiring a complainant to have 'personal knowledge' of accusations, citing the cases of former president Joseph Estrada and former chief justice Renato Corona
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez, one of the complaint's respondents, says the ICC case against him, the President, and other officials is 'baseless'
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also says he will discuss with his party mates the possibility of being co-complainants in the ICC case filed against the President
'Hindi ako abogado na magaling na magpaikot-ikot sa batas. Ako ay dating sundalo. Ang alam ko lamang ay kung paano i-defend ang bansang ito,' says Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano as he holds back tears
(3rd UPDATE) The committee finds the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte insufficient in substance
The House justice committee will determine whether or not the impeachment complaint is sufficient in form and substance
(UPDATED) In the first hearing on the impeachment complaint against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, critics and allies debate its sufficiency in form
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The justice committee will determine whether or not the impeachment complaint is sufficient in form and substance
Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says he is still studying whether or not to push through with his plan to have Vice President Leni Robredo impeached
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Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas shares his target timetable for the impeachment complaint after Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez moved to have it included in the order of business
'Tapusin namin kaagad to [do] away with it or to get it moving as the case may be,' says House Majority Leader Rodolfo Fariñas
Minority Leader Danilo Suarez says his bloc has yet to decide on the looming impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo, but once it does, it will 'vote as one'
'I hope that my party mates uphold the oath each one of us took before the Filipino electorate to fight tyranny and corruption by defending the rule of law, civil liberties, and human rights,' says the detained senator
(2ND UPDATE) Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says this 'common consensus' was reached during a meeting of 15 LP House majority caucus members with their party chair, Vice President Leni Robredo
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Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano believes the rift between the two Duterte allies points to cracks in the ruling PDP-Laban
(UPDATED) In his supplementary impeachment complaint, Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also alleges that the Philippine leader is forging 'secret deals' with Beijing
The Vice President says in Filipino, 'Even if there are a lot of things we don't agree on, as long as it is for the country, we will try'
But President Rodrigo Duterte still discourages the filing of an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo
A group of pro-Duterte lawyers and bloggers claims the Vice President is using her position to spread 'distortions of reality'
'Dapat siguro tignan nila ano nagawa ni Leni na labag sa Saligang Batas, hindi labag sa kanilang pag-iisip,' says the founder of ruling party PDP-Laban
Interior Secretary Ismael Sueno says Vice President Leni Robredo's criticism of the drug war is affecting the Philippines' standing in the international community
Deputy Speaker Miro Quimbo says there are many smart lawmakers in the House who will refuse to be used in political infighting
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Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin says Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez's plan to file an impeachment complaint against Vice President Leni Robredo will be 'construed as vindictive and unfair'
'Si Leni, apurado masyado maging presidente,' says President Rodrigo Duterte, as he slams his critics in a speech in Myanmar
While his allies and the Palace defend President Rodrigo Duterte from an impeachment case and a possible ICC case, he himself 'welcomes' these
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'VP Robredo will reap the people's wrath and contempt for her treasonous act,' Solicitor General Jose Calida says
Less than 20 Duterte supporters stage a silent rally while holding signs calling for her impeachment or resignation
Robredo's camp says the Vice President's video for a United Nations meeting on extrajudicial killings was sent February, with organizers releasing it in time for the conference
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Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez says the complaint could be about Vice President Leni Robredo's 'betrayal of public trust' for her criticism of the war on drugs in a video sent to the UN
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says Estrada did not kill anybody and did not misuse public funds
Malacañang calls the impeachment complaint the latest move in an 'orchestrated effort of a well-funded destabilization campaign'
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he has 'fears in life', but filing an impeachment complaint against the President is his 'duty'
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(UPDATED) Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano, the lawmaker who filed the complaint, denies the accusation, saying 'this is solely the decision of the Magdalo'
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Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano says he will seek support for the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte in the coming weeks
Magdalo Representative Gary Alejano also clarifies that his party is the only group responsible for the impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte
(UPDATED) Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez doubts the substance of the first impeachment complaint filed against the President, saying it will likely be rejected by the House