Guanzon to Cardema on impeachment threat: ‘Go ahead… Make my day’

By: - Reporter / @FMOrellanaINQ
/ 06:59 PM August 19, 2019

MANILA, Philippines — Commission on Elections (Comelec) Commissioner Rowena Guanzon dared Ronald Cardema to “go ahead” with his threat to file an impeachment complaint against her.

This developed as Cardema accused Guanzon tried to extort P2 million from him as well as ask favors from him in exchange for the accreditation of the Duterte Youth as a party-list organization.


READ: Cardema eyeing impeachment, extortion raps vs Guanzon

“Tell him (to) go ahead so he has to admit that he attempted to bribe me through someone else. Make my day,” Guanzon said on Twitter on Monday when a netizen sought for her comment on the impeachment threat of Cardema.


In an interview at ABS-CBN News Channel also on Monday, Guanzon said that filing an impeachment complaint will open a Pandora’s Box. She also said she doubts that such a complaint would move forward.

“He’s going to open a Pandora’s Box when he files an impeachment complaint because I’m gonna have to say… Well, all of you, you all know who you are. You also called me for favors. Oh, did you pay me? Oh ano? In tagalog: Oh sige, magkabukingan na tayo,” Guanzon said.

“Is Congress going to allow him to do that? Is the impeachment complaint going to prosper? What is the status of his appeal in the Comelec now that he has already attacked the institution? Does he expect to win the vote if I inhibit, because that is his strategy, for me to inhibit,” she added. /kga


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