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Solons back Romualdez as Speaker for 19th Congress

By: - Contributor / @inquirerdotnet
/ 06:09 PM May 14, 2022
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‘ROMUALDEZ FOR SPEAKER’ — Members of the incoming 19th Congress are supporting the endorsement of the NUP of House Majority Leader and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin G. Romualdez as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. In photo are Reps. Sam Verzosa (Tutok to Win), Mary Mitzi Mitch Cajayon-Uy (Caloocan City), Ronald Singson (Ilocos Sur, NPC), Inno Dy (Isabela, PDP-Laban), Antonio “Tonypet” Albano (Isabela, Lakas-CMD), David Suarez (Quezon, NP), and James “Jojo” Ang Jr. (Uswag Ilonggo).

MANILA, Philippines — Newly-elected solons are backing the National Unity Party (NUP) endorsement of Leyte 1st District Rep. and House Majority Leader Martin Romualdez as Speaker of the House of Representatives in the 19th Congress.

Winning Ilocos Norte 1st District Rep. Sandro Marcos was among the solons who visited Romualdez in his Makati residence as he expressed support for the NUP’s endorsement of Romualdez.

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Joining Marcos were representatives Jose Gay Padiernos of the GP Party-list, Bong Teves of the TGP Party-list, Zaldy Co of the Ako Bicol Partylist and Jojo Ang of the Uswag Ilonggo Partylist.

Romualdez as House Speaker

‘ROMUALDEZ FOR SPEAKER’ — Members of the incoming 19th Congress are supporting the endorsement of the NUP of House Majority Leader and Leyte 1st District Rep. Martin G. Romualdez as the next Speaker of the House of Representatives. In photo are Rep. Roman Romulo (Independent), Presidential Political Adviser Jacinto “Jing” Paras, Rep. Ronald Singson (Ilocos Sur, NPC), Rep. Antonio “Tonypet” Albano (Isabela, Lakas-CMD), Rep. Sandro Marcos (Ilocos Norte, NP), incoming Interior Secretary Benhur Abalos and House Majority Leader Martin G. Romualdez (Leyte, Lakas-CMD).

NUP spokesperson Reginald Velasco earlier said members of the party in the House have “unanimously agreed to endorse Romualdez as the Speaker for the coming Congress.”

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Romualdez, cousin of presumptive president Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., was re-elected unopposed as representative of Leyte’s 1st District.

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