Defense panel: Corona will not resign

Despite the recent testimony by Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales regarding the Chief Justice’s undeclared dollar accounts, defense lawyers said Tuesday, May 15, that the Chief Justice is not giving up, and that he will not be resigining. “Tuloy po ang laban. Wala itong atrasan (We are pursuing the fight. There’s no backing out),” Rico Quicho, one of Corona’s spokespersons, told reporters.  Corona is set to take the witness stand in the coming weeks, and the defense is expecting that his being able to defend himself may persuade some senator-judges.

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