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Speaker, 30 congressmen set to bolt Lakas By Charlie V. Manalo 04/12/2010

Monday, April 12, 2010

Ready to endorse Villar — source

Speaker, 30 congressmen set to bolt Lakas


By Charlie V. Manalo
04/12/2010

Lakas-Kampi presidential bet Gilbert “Gibo” Teodoro faces more woes as Speaker Prospero Nograles, together with 30 other congressmen, is said to be ready to bolt the ruling Lakas-Kampi-CMD party and support the presidential candidacy of Nacionalista Party (NP) standard bearer Sen. Manuel Villar Jr., sources close to the administration party said. 

“It won’t just be the Speaker who is ready to bolt Lakas. He is bringing along with him 30 congressmen, ready to switch their support to Villar,” the sources told The Tribune yesterday.

According to sources, the 30 still to be identified congressmen who have signified their approval in joining the Speaker in bolting the administration party “are big guns” and have been proven to deliver the votes for whoever they support..... MORE


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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20100412hed1.html

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