Probe Aquino allies in pork barrel scam
Probe Aquino allies in pork barrel scam

A day after the Ombudsman announced it was filing plunder charges against Senators Juan Ponce Enrile, Jinggoy Estrada and Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr, Vice President Jejomar Binay urged probers to also look into the involvement of administration allies in the pork barrel scam. Otherwise, the investigation will create the impression of “being selective,” he said, and that “political partisanship, not justice, is the sole motivation behind these charges.” Binay noted that the Commission on Audit mentioned other lawmakers and fake NGOs in its audit report released last year. The Vice President heads the opposition coalition, and is a close ally of Enrile and Estrada.

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