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If Romualdez runs for VP in 2022, Duterte will endorse him – Palace

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 03:38 PM July 12, 2019
Palace: Duterte to endorse Romualdez for VP in 2022 polls

President Rodrigo Duterte (right) and Leyte 1st District Representative Martin Romualdez. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte will endorse Leyte Rep. Martin Romualdez if the lawmaker decides to run for Vice President in the 2022 elections, Malacañang said Friday.

“[I]f Romualdez will run for VP in the next elections, he (Duterte) will endorse him,” Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo said in a text message to INQUIRER.net.

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Duterte has endorsed Romualdez to be the next majority floor leader of the House of Representatives.

Romualdez, president of Lakas-CMD, reclaimed his seat in Congress during the May 13 midterm elections. /kga

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