What triggered Trillanes to storm out of the Senate

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Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Antonio Trillanes IV on Wednesday stormed out of the session hall at the height of a heated interpellation by Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile after the first-term senator accused the long-time legislator of being a lackey of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

Trillanes folded his documents and left the session hall after Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Estrada ruled against Trillanes’ point of order—that Enrile was about to reveal sensitive information on foreign relations and national  security—and allowed Enrile to discuss Trillanes’ trips to China.

“The Senate President may reveal sensitive information pertaining to foreign relations and national security and I believe it is out of order,” Trillanes told Estrada when asked what his point of order was against Enrile.

“Do not teach me about parliamentary procedure. I’m not answerable to anybody about what I say in this hall,” came Enrile’s retort.

“The Senate President may proceed,” Estrada said after banging the gavel once.

Enrile proceeded with his revelations as Trillanes turned around to leave.

Trillanes earlier said that his trips to China were authorized by President Benigno Aquino III.

“I have already informed the people.  I’m not obliged to inform the Senate President and all this line of questioning is irrelevant again.

And should this line of questioning continue I will have to say that I will refuse to yield anymore,” Trillanes said.

Trillanes initiated the exchange when in a privileged speech he accused Enrile of being a lackey of former President and now Pampanga congresswoman Arroyo. She allegedly put pressure on the long-time legislator and Senate leader to facilitate the creation of a new province from areas in Camarines Sur.

Trillanes charged Enrile of sitting on proposed legislation that he doesn’t favor such as the Reproductive Health Bill of Sen. Pia Cayetano while railroading those that he wants passed such as the creation of Nueva Camarines.

Trillanes said Enrile wanted the Camarines bill immediately passed “to relieve [Enrile] of the pressure.”

“What, the great Senator Enrile could be pressured? I remember him saying otherwise, during the last impeachment proceedings,” Trillanes said.

Trillanes said not even Camarines Sur Rep. Luis Villafuerte—a staunch advocate for the new Camarines province—could pressure Enrile.

He said Villafuerte was often seen “loitering” in the senators’ lounge, at the Senate President’s office and “even personally lobbying to senators while we are in session.

Trillanes said a newspaper report that said Arroyo called Enrile to “speed up the measure” was validated by another senator.

“With this totally unexpected twist, everything seemed to fall into place. Now, there remain only two possibilities: that our Senate President is deeply indebted to GMA (Gloria Macapagal Arroyo_; or that he is a GMA lackey,” Trillanes said.

“Either way, I have lost trust, faith and confidence in Senator Enrile’s capability to lead the senate along the path consistent with the reform agenda that I espouse,” he added.

Trillanes, a member of the Nacionalista Party, then said he was leaving the majority coalition in the Senate and joining the minority led by Senate Minority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano.

Trillanes said Enrile called a caucus on the passage of the Camarines law on July 24, the day after President Aquino’s state of the nation address.  He indicated that he tried to oppose the measure but was “shoved aside for the nth time.”

“Eto na naman po, ‘kung gusto ko, isasagasa ko.’ I got out of that caucus feeling trampled upon by a bully determined to get his way. My neophyte instincts were telling me then to just keep the peace and get out of his way. But then, the public servant in me just couldn’t let this thing pass,” Trillanes said.

Trillanes said that as a matter of public policy, dividing provinces or carving out new ones was not beneficial to the state or the people of the affected province.

“Otherwise, let’s just divide all the big provinces for as long as they meet the requirements as provided for in the law and we’ll probably end up with around 200 provinces in total,” Trillanes said

Trillanes said there could be a few exceptions “when there are two distinct and warring tribes occupying one province or; when a province is composed of two large islands that are administratively cumbersome.”

“But in the case of Camarines Sur, neither of these conditions is present,” Trillanes said.

Trillanes said there is the cop-out argument that the people should decide.

“I’ve heard this from the Senate President several times that I was almost convinced that he actually believed it. Almost, because if he really does, then I would immediately initiate the division of his

Cagayan province and expect from him the same zeal and vigor that he has in rushing this bill,” Trillanes said.

Trillanes said the Camarines bill was “gerrymandering in its worst kind, particularly, one that would provide for new elective positions to accommodate two three-term congressmen.”

“But if it were so, why would our Senate President be particularly interested to the point of straining relations with members of the very Senate that he leads?” Trillanes said.

“Worse, our Senate President didn’t even cancel the session at the height of the habagat (southwest monsoon) rains when all government agencies already did, just so this bill could be tackled,” he added.

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  • sam_aquino

    hmmm…  sino kaya totoo sa 2ng ito???

    palagay ko mas credible si trillanes…  : )

  • VeryDisgusted2

    Trillanes is so big-headed and puffed up. I doubt his accusation to Enrile is true. Baka may ambisyon to become a senate president or a foreign secretary.

  • mekeni62

    the Camarines Sur issue is not as interesting as the backchanneling issue of Trillanes. the question is why would Pnoy ask him to do so when the DFA is already dealing with it? ummm there is a lot to know. let’s wait and see.

  • brunogiordano

    “Trillanes charged Enrile of sitting on proposed legislation that he doesn’t favor such as the Reproductive Health Bill of Sen. Pia Cayetano while railroading those that he wants passed such as the creation of Nueva Camarines.”

    FACT CHECK –

    TAMA ang observation na ito.

    huwag upuan ang RH BILL.

    pagbutohan na!!!!

  • leavilla

    why would our Senate President be particularly interested to the point of straining relations with members of the very Senate that he leads?” Trillanes said

  • belairskycrapper

    …. enrile knows how to dance with the music. he could be very well flexible whether its marcos
         or gloria arroyo, now its aquino dance floor. enrile will never say no for barrel of millions ….
         so is trillanes ….

  • leavilla

    hmmm, because Pnoy trusts trillanes more?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ORK2EG55BKK4GOHGXHGEF2O3M4 Andrew

    Tayong mga Pilipino kung National Issue ang pinag-uusapan, dapat hindi natin ipinapakita sa kalaban natin na tayo mismo sa sarili nating bakuran hindi nagkakaintindihan. Lalo lang nila tayong e bubully…

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ORK2EG55BKK4GOHGXHGEF2O3M4 Andrew

    Ska mali namang e devulge ni Sen. Enrile sa floor ang confidential matter when it comes to security matter.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/7DK7OBCJDWJG4B23EF6IQD6CPA Yvette

    i agree, dapat di na-divulge, kaya nga sekreto!

  • Jopads

    Political suicide on the part of Trillanes.

  • melbakit

    Yari si Sen. Enrile. State secrets ang mga pinagsasabi niya. Siya dapat ang kasuhan. parang wala siyang alam sa batas

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      dude, good for him we now know the issues…but, do you want him to stop?

  • tarahbelle

    bakit na twist ang story, halatang niligaw ni JPE yung usapin, bakit siya nag focus sa china eh hindi naman yun ang point ni Senator Trillanes, ang point nya sa speech ay yung sa CamSur.. halatang may pinagtatakpan itong si JPE.. tsk tsk

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

      Anong masama kung hahatiin ang CAMSUR???

      • rambe66

        From the point of view of the locals, the same political dynasties would rule the province. In short, nadagdagan ang mga mandarambong. 

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

        Let the people of CAMSUR decide

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

        in short for the locals…so the issue is not National…eh yung bilateral relationship ng China at Pinas…yun ang national. If we want to help the people of CamSur, why not, campaign them to say “NO” during their plebiscite. But I guess that won’t make me interested. I’m more interested on Spratly and Panatag issues.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WWR5SBHEX4FKJJYM6N32RBFO5E reynaldo

    Akin lang ha pero parang mas intensive yung coverage ng inquirer sa side ni trillianes kaysa sa side ni enrile.. for me the more disturbing issue here is the foreign relationship mess between china and the philippines. In the first place there is no substantial nor logical proof of enrile being a lackey of arroyo eh wala na nga sa kapangyarihan si arroyo. what would be the reason for enrile, who has been in politics longer than arroyo and has seen president’s come and go, to be a lackey of arroyo. besides diba ally ni enrile si estrada? akin lang talaga

    • http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100002470662269 Maria Kristine Chan

      Si Dato Arroyo kasi congressman sa First District. He wanted to run for governor kung sakaling mahati CAMSUR.

      • spearheads

        So? Anong gaganahin ni Enrile dyan sa isyu ng Camarines Sur?

  • tarahbelle

    sabi ni Enrile “gusto ko happy ka” sa ginawa niya wala nang happy :(

    • puza65

      para kay GMA ung sinabi nya na gusto ko happy ka…

  • PinasK0ngMahal

    camarines bill and backchanneling of Trillanes are both important issues, dapat sagutin ni trillanes yang china issue, sagutin din dapat ni enrile yang camarines issue.  parang RH  bill at plagiarism din, parehong issue na dapat sagutin ni Sotto.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/2H5PDN2XBYV4ZM42XSET67B55M Peter

    naniniwala ako a paninindigan ni trillanes. naniniwala akong hinding-hindi nya ipagkakanulo ang interes ng pilipinas.

    • Simon Ybarramendia

      Binabasa na nga mismo ang mga pinagsasabi at pinag gagawa nya from the notes ng ambassador mismo, nakapikit ka pa rin?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      wwwweeeeeeeeeeeeeeehhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!!!!

  • pinakatagotago

    Kung hindi nya ipagkakanulo ang pilipinas, bakit kelangang daanin sa backchanelling. 

    sa bagkchanelling kseh, madali ang sumunod sa pambabraso na walang madlang nakakaalam therefore walang aalma at walang aangal. madali ang concessions sa backchanelling.

    traydor yang si trillanes!!!

    • botets

      Back channeling is always employed even with the rebels, lets be practical and realistic the US will not ever stand by us, me binigay nga ang US na warship disarmed naman, ang Sabah nga na talagang sa atin di ma recover, tama naman to do it diplomatically. sa tingin mo ilang sundalo ang mamatay in an armed conflict with China, maybe you dont have relatives in the navy kaya ok lang sayo hehe

      • pinakatagotago

        the reason why philippines is pushing for a unified ASEAN voice over belligerent countries on their conduct on West Philippine is that, we do not agree with China’s policy of bilateral talks.

        then here comes senator trillanes, doing it all alone directly with the chinese.

        alam naman natin ang kahihinatnan kung makikipag one-one-one tayo sa china, babrasuhin lang nila ang interes natin.

        then hindi lamang si trillanes pumanig sa mga inchik sa pag payag nito sa bilateral talks, ginawa pa nya ito ng palihim.

        anong concession kaya ang binitawan ng pilipinas sa pananahimik ng china?

        mapagkanulong senador!!! ipanalangin nating walang basbas ito ng pangulo, dahil kung meron man, kaimpeach-impeach itong ginagawa nila.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_TCQMRK4HVOSF2IGML46TAGKMXU Benjamin

    What else is new? Enrile was once the Martial Administrator of Marcos. He is a sly and cunning politician who will find a way to twist facts for his convenience. Remember when he admitted cheating Cory for more than 600,000 votes then? Enrile must resign or retired NW that he is almost senile and too old.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      Enrile is trying to stop Trillanes for having a secret business with Chineese for selling the Spratly…and you have the guts of stopping that? ‘My God…’ -Enrile

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSSHANITUKNHSYCHNH4UDGS2EU Joey Pogi

        We still dont know the real score on why Trillanes went to China and at what agenda. Stop speculating as this will just weaken further our claim on those islands. 

  • hustlergalore

    trillanes traitor.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HUM77DUBLEOWKV73AYZBIJV3LQ Khaye

    The railroading of the Nueva Camarines Bill is smacked of trapo politics! At leas the backdoor diplomacy of Trillanes may have a good explanation, but the breaking of Cam Sur to accomodate these trapos has nothing good in it! The only beneficiaries of a new province are Luis Villafuerte and Dato Arroyo—the latter is not even a Bicolano! BOOO ENRILE, VILLAFUERTE, and DATO ARROYO!!!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      You have your power Khaye, say “NO” on the day of Plebiscite. But please don’t Idolize somebody who is now selling an Island of our Philippines to Chineese…

  • tarahbelle

    hindi ganong klase ng tao si Senator Trillanes gaya ng binibintang sa kanya ni Enrile..

  • http://twitter.com/xybelleforever belle

    dito sa Naga city ayaw nmin idivide ang camarines sur.. worst example of gerrymandering to ni LUIS “TRAPO” VILLAFUERTE! wake up sen enrile! isipin nyo nman kmi mga bicolano! pagkakaperahan lng kmi ng mga congressman dito!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      Ate, isulat mo ang “NO” sa plebisito ha…susuportahan kita diyan. Pero kung ayaw kong ibenta ni Trillanes ang Spratly at Panatag shoal, susuportahan mo din ba ako? Traydor ang hayop na yun…

  • lt53

    parang mas seasoned trapo si jpe kaysa kay trillanes.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/XGAOWUJJQYWVESYQLMIMMODPQY Sophie

    trillanes remained, continues to remain, and will always remain as my idol!!! wag kang papatigatig sa mga bullies dyan sa senado kagaya ni enrile, senator. andito kaming bumoto at patuloy na boboto para sa iyo..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

      Bakit haharangin ni Trillanes ang paghati ng CAMSUR???  mas maraming advantages kung mahati ang CAMSUR.  Isa nito ay ang dagdag na pundo para sa panibagong distrito.

      • passingthru2u

        taga sain ka padi sa camarines? bicolano ka man? garu kaurag mo magtaram taram ha.

        puro pondo an nasa alimantak mo.

        eto tagalog na. at isa lang para maintindihan mo- dimo kasi kilala ang mga villafuerte, at ang isa pang congressman na gagawin ang lahat wag lang mawala sa pulitika. madaming rason gary, dimo rin maiintindihan tulad ng dimo pagkaintindi sa bikol na sinabi ko. hindi lang pondo ang usapan dito. teka, ano na nga ibang advantages? at sasabihin ko sayo sandamukal na disadvantages.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_QR4HFI5B2B3WB7HVPP75IZ6VDU Adi

    I commend Trillanes for standing his ground against Enrile.  ‘Hati CamSur” is neither urgent nor important as compared to the RH Bill.  They already carved-out a 5th district in CamSur as a political accommodation to Dato Arroyo, who is not a Bicolano, during GMA time.  Now Enrile wants the 4th district carved-out as a new province so three-termer congressmen Luis Villafuerte and Noli Fuentebella don’t have to slug it out as governors.  They are the Ampatuans of Bicol.  Buti na lang Naga City is a chartered city independent from CamSur kaya napaunlad ni Jesse Robredo pero sa provincia ang mga warlords lang ang umunlad.  Sila ang mga trapong tulad ni Enrile.  Everyone knows si Enrile ang kumalbo sa forests ng Bikol mula pa ng Martial Law.  I vote Trillanes!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

      Ano ba ang mawawala kung hatiin ang CAMSUR,  mabuti ito para sa mga taga CAMSUR dahil madagdagan ang pondo nila sa CDF for another district.. ang masahol ay itong ginawa at pinagsasabi ni Trillanes sa China… Hindi ba alam ni PNoy kung ano ang epekto nito???.. Tama si JPE,  dahil lahat na sasabihin ni Trillanes doon sa China ay maging gagamitin ng mga chinese sa atin sa darating na panahon.

      • rambe66

        malaki ang mawawala sa mga taga camsur dahil madadagdagan ang dati nang mandarambong na pamilyang pulitiko na halos isandaang taon nang naghahari sa probinsya. tama ka sen trillanes. ituloy mo ang laban.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

        Hayaan mong taga CAMSUR ang mag decide… anong pakialam mo?

      • mahuli

        hindi tamang solusyon ang hatiin ang distrito para lang madagdagan o magkaroon ng pondo.  ang pondo makukuha yan kung mayroon tamang paglalagyan o proyekto.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

        At bawal ba??? let the people of CAMSUR decide  huwag ka nalang makialam

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XO4C5N2KEQZ6D2Q7FGTWB4TCZ4 hammie

        Parang hindi nga alam ni PNoy ang epekto sa pagitan ni Trillanes at mga chinese. Ikaw, alam mo ba? kasi ako wala alam. Isulat mo nga para malaman nang mga taong bayan.

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

        Hahahaha sa mga linya ng pananalita ni Trillanes sa meeting nila ni Amb. Brady .. Doon mo makikita kung ano pinagsasabi ni Trillanes sa mga Chinese..  at magaling ang mga chinese to build their case in the international court seguro alam mo na

      • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

        CAMSUR is not a National Issue. Panatag shoal is a National issue…that’s why more interesting ang banat ni JPE. And people are praising the traitor, selling the Philippines.

    • spearheads

      Ano ngayon kung sina “Congressmen Villafuerte and Puentebella will no longer slug it out”, di ba mas maganda yon at wala ng gulo? Paano nadamay si GMA samantalang meron ng sariling distrito di Dato Arroyo? Di naman makikinabang si Dato Arroyo dyan sa mga bagong distrito kundi sina Villafuerte at Puentebella so paano nagiging GMA lackey si Enrile dito sa isyu ng Camsur? See what kind of bull is Trillanes talking about?

      Kung tadtarin na lang yang Camarines Sur, gawan ng mga titulo, at ipamimigay sa mga tao, payag ka?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_HPGUIIJ44DMCSONOPI4JAEMUZM lex

    baby boy trillanes should resign from the senate, he is a useless appendage that needs to be cut off! start with his head! he doesn’t know what he is talking about! kung palagi kang ansent sa mga caucus paano niya malalaman ang nag transpire! SOB

  • Binibiningmaldita

    The main issue is the division of Cam Sur and TRILLANES only walked out after Estrada allowed Enrile to
    discuss trips to China even when Enrile was about to reveal sensitive
    information on national security.. 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/HJOG6TB2FFHFIDRJOCKELDK2QY MARINELA

      Wala na kasi siyang makita itira kay Trillanes kaya medyo dini deviate niya JPE ang issue. Hay, naku reminiscent of Martial Law Days…squid tactics…tsk tsk tsk.

  • Guest

    In the first place tama si Trillanes bakit kailangan pa hatiin ang Camarines Sur. Dagdag gastos lang sa gobyerno yan. Madagdagan na naman ng mandarambong na congressman, governor, etc.

    • generalproblem

      yan ay kagagawan ng mga villafuerte at puentebella. bicolano si trillanes kaya ayaw nya ma mahati ang cam sur. dahil kung pwede mahati ang cam sur pwede din mahati ang albay his father home province.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      Affected??? taga Cam Sur ka kuya?

  • http://twitter.com/AbiePrincess Abie Bonifacio

    CAMSUR kasi ang topic..kaso hindi na masagot ni JPE.. so, defense mechanism ni JPE ..nag focus sya sa CHINA issue.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      At kahit sagutin niya, mga taga Camsur pa rin magdedecide sa issue kung payag sila o hinde…unless kasama mga taga manila sa Plebicite. Pero kung binenta ni Trillanes yung Spratly at Panatag Shoal, sayang yung gas. Ang mahal pa naman ngayon.

  • isabela22

    Ilan pa kaya ang taong tulad ni Trillanes? Handang isugal ang sarili para sa bayan.

    • Jesse_Tangkad

       Tanga. Ibinebenta na ni Trillanes Pilipinas humahanga ka pa.

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6WLOOXSD54DR6ZL224X44JAFK4 troy cruz

        hahahaha right on

    • TEAM PNOY

      Handang isugal ang bayan para sa sarili?

  • isabela22

    Bakit hindi masagot ni Enrile ang  isyu sa CAMSUR?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      eh kung hatiin ang camsur, malulugi ba ang mga taga Isabela? Eh kung binenta ni Trillanes ang Spratly, lugi mga Filipino sa gas…kung may gas sa Spratly, yung 55 pesos per liter, baka magiging 25 pesos na lang…tapos kampi ka pa sa pagbebenta ni Trillanes sa Isla.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    Ke back o front or side channeling yan, ang importante we maintain status quo in West Philippine Sea and relations with China. Ngayon pa ba tayo makikigyera kung saan unti unti nang bumbangon ang Pinas? Joint explorations ang dapat jan with China and SEA neighbors. Mas legit yung issue na ni-raise Sen. Trillanes. Bakit kailangan hatiin without public consent now na? Eh samantalang yung RH Bill last year pa, di matapos tapos…. ni hindi mapagbotohan? 

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      he he he…Binebenta na po ni Trillanes ang mga Isla naten, gusto mo bang ganon? Eh kaming taga manila, anong paki namen kung gusto nilang hatiin ang Cam Sur?

      • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

        tapang tapangan sa forum. pagdating sa actual na gyera, i’m sure urong naman bayag mo. kausapin mo muna mga sundalo kung gusto ba nila gyera at kung ano feeling ng nakapatay. kaw talaga o. at the end of the day, tama yung UN, it’s not even an island that scraborough shoal. at kung halimbawa man, magkagyera tayo, sa tingin mo ang mga politicians at businessmen na kagaya ni enrile nasa frontline? hindi no. tatakbo ang mga yan sa ibang bansa. babalik pag OK na samantalang tayong middle class, malamang patay na dahil tinamaan ng bomba. all because of scarborough shoal. PWE. 

      • teraytaray

        dapat me pakialam ka kasi hindi hinahati ang Camsur para sa kapakanan ng mga residente, kundi para sa sariling kapakanan ng mga politiko kaya pag bumoto ka sa susunod may idea ka kung sinong Senador ang iboboto mo.

      • hustlergalore

        “Eh kaming taga manila, anong paki namen kung gusto nilang hatiin ang Cam Sur?”

        – wow. so elitist. so insulares. and so myopic. LOL

    • regie

      correct ka darwin…

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_IE6OU4ODQIVS6F5HKL6QPTTDNI RonnieV

    Trillanes gripes over the splitting of Camarines is only minor, what is more alarming is his alleged role in negotiating with China in relation to Spratlys. Hes should answer the allegations instead of walking out from the senate hall. Trillanes in almost all of his speech he usually include his being a soldier by saying about his training in PMA, now, was his alleged role in the backdoor negotiation with China pertaining to the Spratly issue as well as his act of walking out from the senate hall are part of his training in PMA? He is always telling us about his training in PMA which he only knows. It’s time to kick him out from the senate roster, he is not deserving. He’s act tantamount to betrayal of public trust and betrayal of the Philippine sovereignty. 

    • Flower01

      Hanngang ngaun ba namn Ronnie ganun pa rin  ang iniisip nyo kay senator trillanes?He is trying to help. Buksan natin ang mga puso natin na sya naman ay talagang totoong tao.Sabi ko di ko sya kilala personally pero talaga namang of all the senators sya yung walang takot na ipag laban tayo mabuksan lamang ang masasamang elento di ba ?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/ZWFLSTSBRRAVDDPF7NZ5OT6AEA Jim

    Talagang laos na si Enrile. Parang hindi abogado! Nililigaw niya ang isyu. Akala niya kasi martial law pa at kaya pa rin niyang paikutin ang taong bayan.

    Mr. Enrile talaga ba ang sabi ni Trillanes na tinatawagan ka pa ni Gloria? No wonder pinagtatanggol mo pa rin si Gloria. 

    Alis ka na diyan, Johnny!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/QBOCYCMZQYVH534CLA6ENUDL2U Gary

      Hahahaha impeach Trillanes Now|||

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

      hindi ako naniniwala, kung side siya kay GMA, bakit inimpeach niya si Corona?

      • teraytaray

        because he has to go with the flow. can you imagine what the commentators here will say if he voted against Corona’s impeachment?  lahat ng commentators dito will bash Sen Enrile ’til kingdom come. no one will take his side unlike what is happening now.  

    • D_BystandeR

      If the revelations exposed by Sen. Trillanes is true then its high time for Manong Johnny to go. He has already made headlines throughout his lifetime much more during Martial Law where  every word “coming out from his mouth” was virtually interpreted as “law of the land.” Now that he is in the “twilight” of his stay in this world at the age of 88 he should be realistic and should be guided with reason and should not stick to his “old time favorite” that whatever he wants he gets. I could see the wisdom and logic in Trillanes’ reasoning that whatever sensitive information JPE has in his “pocket” about the Scarborough Shoal he should not divulge that for reason of national security and I think he knows it because, not only that he is great lawyer he was also at one time a defense secretary during the “dark ages” of Martial Law. And if it’s true as claimed by Trillanes that GMA has called up JPE about the division of Camarines in order to speed up the process then its high time we should open the door for Manong Johnny to exit because he has no business anymore staying any longer as Senate President in order to “sanitize” his position and to look for a probable replacement where the people can place its trust “in good hands.”

  • generalproblem

    actually there are 2 warring tribes in cam sur, the tribe of villafuerte and the tribe of puentebella. pareho nang magreretiro sa congress ang dalwa dahil hindi naman manalo na senador kaya hahatiin nila ang cam sur at gagawin nilang kaharian. meron pang pangatlo yung dayo sa cam sur si dato arroyo bibigyan din ng pwesto para may trabaho uli..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_6WLOOXSD54DR6ZL224X44JAFK4 troy cruz

    Oh?? this make sense. I don’t see any reason for dividing a province except to create more political seats?? tsk tsk tsk

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/RDDM5UQ45HLPPKM66KYEBCMTCE dave

    Cam Sur is not a National Issue…so why am I affected by it. Panatag Shoal is, and a traitor selling the Land of my country to enemies is I think a national issue. And lots of people are siding the traitor…

    • http://alasfilipinas.blogspot.com/ Pepe Alas

      Selling?

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/H3ERECB7MFMVKNFGKHWCXUOLJQ Loi Francis

      Cam sur is a national issue!! If you divide it, it will create more political seats which means that the persons who are behind such division can have more power in the legislative since they are more likely allies. And we all know that the laws are created through majority votes. In the government, the legislative branch is the most important and crucial branch because it is the one responsible for creating the laws and policies in our country. Imagine if the parliament is filled with those self-interested legislators, what will happen to the laws they will create and pass? THINK!!!!

  • Marvin Pador

    MABUHAY KA SENATOR TRILLANES TUNAY KANG MAASAHAN..

  • regie

    Senator Trillanes you are true to your color and belief. Always on the side on what you believe is right. Don’t falter and just keep on doing what you think is right and I’m sure the silent majority are behind you. Keep it up. Long live….

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/YSSHANITUKNHSYCHNH4UDGS2EU Joey Pogi

    This brouhaha illustrates one of the main reasons why investors avoid the country. Politics divided by personal interests, by association, by utang na loob, by vendetta,… It’s so disappointing to hear news like this especially during this times that we are supposed to be united into a common agenda. The Chinese are now grinning from ear to ear as they knew that they don’t really need to fire a single bullet to defeat the Philippines. No wonder we are called “The sick man of Asia”. We deserve it.  

  • Oliver82

    Manong Johnny hindi ako happy. =(

  • Anqui

    Gloria Arroyo still commands the most powerful…remember that Enrile in a public statement that P-Noy shall put GMA in jail. His true color is here now wave by a dedicated young Senator.  Keep up the good job Senator Trillanes. Please remember this issue, DO NOT VOTE FOR THE YOUNGER ENRILE TO THE SENATE!!!

  • boybakal

    What triggered Trillanes to storm out of the Senate….maybe he cannot express himself on the issue.
    That is what our senators are….always good in reading prepared statements but when confronted cannot speak his thought.

    • Flower01

      Kapatid na boy ang talino ng tao hindi nakikita yan basta sa pagsasalita…..Tingnan mo ang mata ng isang tao at makikita mo ang tunay na nilalaman ng puso. May nais ipikita sa bayan ang ating senador Trillanes tulungan na lang po natin spiritually.

  • OleSapra aka ARGUS

    Ang laro talaga ni Lolo JPE, magmula pa noong martial law, eh DIVIDE AND RULE. Ngayon ang tamang panahon kung epektibo pa rin ang larong ito ni JPE re: Nueva Camarines. Pupusta ako para kay Trillanes!!!

  • Yesmie Asahib

    is this the right message from a backdoor channel representative? 
    “’In the Philippines, no one cares about Panatag Shoal,’ he told (them). Is that patriotic? My God, what kind of a senator is this?”..isa kang traidor sa bayan trillanes..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/OS2Y6CUTL5ZQ6L2XBTB6W2JEVA uhuhuh

      Yuppphhh…. ” One of the sick man of RP” a Traitor…… PILIPINOS SHOULD VOTE HIM OUT OF THE SENATE FOR THIS COMING ELECTION. ONCE A REBEL NOW A TRAITOR, WHAT A WASTE.

  • Yesmie Asahib

    ito ba ang mga katagang dapat nating asahan sa isang dating hukbo na dapat ipagtanggol ang ating kasarinlan???
    He told the Chinese that we cannot enforce our own coastal protection.  That our fishermen are living on subsistence living. That they cannot go too far so they can give the (disputed) part of the waters to us..isa kang taksil sa bayan trillanes..

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/OS2Y6CUTL5ZQ6L2XBTB6W2JEVA uhuhuh

      Trillanes is the “sick senator of Asia” period.

      • Flower01

        aY NAKU naman paano ka namn reregaluhan ng kalangitan ay kapatid ang sama naman ng pananalita mo. Wag tayong ganyan sa kapuwa natin.

    • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

      he knows how it is in the battlefield and what war brings to the community. pag nagkgyera, kaw dapat ibala sa kanyon ha.

      • Flower01

        Hinay hinay ka darwin ang puso mo. Let not your heart be troubled.Let God dwells first in your heart so that you’ll be blessed.

    • Yesmie Asahib

      isa syang dating militar tapus ganun lang ang kanyang paninindigan..???pweee…

      • Flower01

        Wag natin pong hanapan ika nga ” TO THE EXTENT ” wala pong taong perfect sa mundo kapatid na Ismael.Why not do something fruitful like helping or praying na sana magawa nga ni senator trillanes ang mga bagay na makakatulong sa ating bansa. O di ba hindi tayo nahusgahan ngDyos kasi di rin tayo nanlait kapatid.

    • Flower01

      Kapatid what do you think senator Trillanes is doing now ?Wag naman pong ganun.He has lot of energy to continue helping in resolving problems pero minsan po kasi imbes na supurtahan po ibinabagsak so paano natin makakamit ang tagumpay na mismo sa ating sariling bayan sinisira natin ang mga taong gustong tumulong.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/HJOG6TB2FFHFIDRJOCKELDK2QY MARINELA

    Tama ka Joey Pogi…puro lang ito speculations. We don’t really know what transpired…kaya nga backdoor ang tawag kasi there were options being implemented on how to settle the matter…ito naman si JPE pa epal. Nabuking kasi.

  • sgt. saunders

    Ahhh pinoy politics…………..what else is new.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/4C4MLTFMT7DROTNRPNDYIP4PLU putibuhok

    alamin nyo muna. sa panahong iyon mainit na. gusto nating ma diffuse ang tension. kung hindi humupa ang girian, tanong ko. may panlaban ba talaga tayo sa navy ng china. sila may aircraft carrier, submarines, missiles at iba pang modern weapons. tayo, yon lang bagong repaired the cutter gregorio del pilar, at thousands of pumpboats na hirap pang magasolinahan.
    malay nyo, strategy lang yon sa negotiations to “buy time” hanggang lumakas ating puersa.
    lahat na sinabi ni trillanes ay totoo. wala tayong ebubuga laban sa china. ni baril ng mga pulis mag iimport pa sa israel, at katakot takot pang inbestigation baka kukurakotin pa. easy lang. game of deception muna habang nagpapakas tayo. kuha mo?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    di pa ba obvious na traditional politician si Enrile? angaling kaya nya magpaikot sa mga botante. nakikiride-on lang sa mga issues and outwits his co-senators at the finish line by grabbing credits. puro papogi at the front. at the side, political maneuverings, and at the back PERSONAL INETRESTS. yan si Enrile. Di ba kayo nagtataka sa tanda nyang yan ayaw pa din magretire at manahimik na lang? nagpa stem cell treatment pa? may personal issues na itong si Enrile. Kung pwede lang pahabain buhay nya gagawin nyan. ayaw na nyang mamatay parang sa Prometheus na movie. GANID ang tawag jan.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_T24N4GB5325RX7QBDUTU7KTKW4 Chi2 Garupa

    It is clear that Trillanes tried to find a place in the halls of the senate to hide instead of facing the documentary punches of a fellow politician. An exposure of a coward and a fraud in the highest level in PH politics. Ambassador Brady health is a casualty to the dirty maneuverings of politicians. 

  • XY ZEE

    What triggered Trillanes to storm out of the Senate

    1. Loss of Face
    2. Expose of his treasonous deals with the Chinese.
    3. Admitting that he is a Palace lackey and serves at the whims and caprices of Abnoy.
    4. His illusions of grandeur and accomplishment when he claimed that he alone resolved the situation.
    5. His utter lack or respect and decorum for Senate President Enrile.
    6. That he is a megalomaniac who whose only claim to  fame is that he was the least ugliest from among the past coup plotters.

    • Flower01

      Is that all in your mind that triggers in your conscience?Tayo naman po basta na lang makapaghusga without even thinking.Bakit po di natin makita ang  magagandang bagay na nagagawa  ni Senator Trillanes.Bakit po ba di natin sya naiintindahan na gusto  lang naman niyang protektahan ang ating bansa. .Simple lang po sana lawakan namn natn ang pang unawa.

  • jekkool

    WALA KA JPE.ANG SIKRETO AY SIKRETO… BAKLA KA SIGURO DAHIL SINABI MO YUN IN PUBLIC… DAPAT ALAM MONG PRIBADO ANG BAGAY NA GINAGAWA NI TRILLANES NA UGNAYAN SA CHINA. LUMILIHIS K LNG KC SA TANONG NI TRILLANES KAYA BINULGAR MO YON… ALAM MO KASING MADAMING MAPAPAHAMAK.. AT LAHAT NG MGA MASASAMA SA PULITIKA E MASISIRA.. MATANDA KA NA! MAGPAHINGA KA N JPE.. DAMI MONG ALAM SA SOBRANG DAMI MONG ALAM GINAGAMIT MO ITO PARA MAPROTEKTAHAN ANG MGA KASABWAT MO.

    • hustlergalore

      sabay walkout si trillanes. LOL

  • downas18

    Hmmmm! JPE hindi ba dapat ilabas mO na ang mGA katotoHAnan! maikLi nLng ang buHAy mO sa munDong itO!,. dapAt habAng my tIme ka isaayOS mo ang bansaNg iiWan MO.. pRA nMAn magbagO ang bansAng iTo,. wAg mO na pO sana linLangin ang mamamaYAn!,. 
    naniniwala ako KAy trilLanes na waLA xaNg ginagawAng masaMA prA sa baNsa!,. kung kay arroYo nGa eh,. sau pa kaya! matapAng ang idOl KO!. yan ang idOl kO!..
    Go seNAtOr triLlanEs! God BLeSs! 

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/MJSFSCGADCGH7UDOXQVHX6LLZ4 Beth

    Sen. Trillanes, sana po maisauli na ung mga baril na kinuha ng mga bata mo sa mga PNP VIP security escorts ng mga Ambassadors and other known personality na naka check in sa Oakwook Serviced Apartments (now Ascott Hotel) during Oakwook Mutiny.

    Tinutukan ng mga bata mo ang mga security escorts na ito, pinadapa, inapakan sa mukha at pwersahang kinuha ang kanilang mga armas at kagamitan.

    Karaniwan sa mga PNP escorts na ito ay gun loans pa at may utang pa hanggang ngayon.   Maawa ka na sana sa kanila.   Kayang kaya mo ngayon i-compensate ang mga nawala sa oakwood dahil meron kang pork barrel.  

    Matagal ka nang nakarecover financially at siguradong kayang kaya mo na bayaran lahat ng nabanggit.   Asahan namin ang positibo mong pananaw sa bagay na ito.

  • isabela22

    GO GO GO TRILLANES!!!!HABANG PILIT KANG BINABAGSAK AY LALO KA NMAN BUMABANGO SA AMING MGA KABATAAN..KANINO KMI MANINIWALA? SA MGA GANID NA TRAPO NA ILANG DEKADA NG NILALAPASTANGAN ANG BANSA?…..SANA DUMAMI PA ANG TULAD NI T RILLANES PARA UNTI UNTI NG MAWALIS ANG NAPAKARUMING PULITIKA SA BANSA!!!AY NAKU MAMA JINGGAY ESTRADA..WLA AKO MASABI MAMA JING~!

  • isabela22

    !HATIIN MO NA RIN ANG CAGAYAN..CUT IT INTO TWO..JOHHNNY VIEJO AND JACKIE NUEVO..OR ENRILE NORTE OR ENRILE SUR..MABUHAY ANG PORT ENRILE!

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    laro ng mga corrupt politiko yan

    add additional layer of bureaucracy
    para magatasan at
    mawalang pondo mga tao

    you scratch my back
    kamutin ko sa iyo

    kawawang mga bikolano

    kontra dyan si robredo

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EOG7P5W6LJV37RQU4NQA4EV5Q4 ka Freddie

    sa susunod trillanes kung susugod ka harapin mo nman hndi yung kung kelan andyan na kalaban saka ka tatakbo!,wala ka prin pinagbago!

  • Flower01

    May kanya kanya po tayong  opinion, at may kanya kanya po tayong dahilan….kaya po siguro umalis si senator may gusto lang din po syang protektahan.Hindi po namn siguro para takbuhan ka Freddie.Sana bigyan naman natin ng respeto.

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