#TalkThursday: Do we need an interim Chief Justice?

In this week's edition of TalkThursday, Rappler's Ayee Macaraig talks to former Senator Rene Saguisag on the vacant Chief Justice position

Former Senator Rene Saguisag talks about declining his nomination as Chief Justice and being on the side of the late president Corazon Aquino. He also explains his suggestion to hire an interim chief justice who will assume the position for two years. Saguisag also notes there’s no clear justification for recommending nominees to the vacant chief justice post.

In the second part Ayee Macaraig’s interview with Rene Saguisag, the former Cory Aquino spokesperson noted how acting Chief Justice Antonio Carpio, President Noynoy Aquino and other government officials can make a ‘gesture’ of sacrifice for the public. Saguisag also laments the state of Philippine politics today.

For summaries of the interview, read: 

– Rappler.com