On September 30, the Liberal Party elected nine-term congressman Edcel Lagman as its new president, and former senator Francis “Kiko” Pangilinan as its chairperson
The promotion of Congressman Lagman to chief executive position of the party is particularly noteworthy. Here we have a political, legal, and parliamentary heavyweight who has been in the party for a decade, assuming a critical role at the age of 80.
How does he plan to revitalize the party, how does he plan to defend democracy?
In this episode of In The Public Square, veteran journalist John Nery talks to Lagman about the future of the Liberal Party.
Watch In The Public Square on Wednesday, October 12, at 8 pm. – Rappler.com