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Palace: ‘Sense of hope, optimism’ with 12 new senators

By: - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ
/ 05:42 PM May 18, 2022
Malacañang on Wednesday said there is a “sense of hope and optimism” with the newly proclaimed 12 senators as it called on the public to “move forward” after the 2022 elections. 

“Magic 12” in the May 2022 senatorial polls. INQUIRER graphics

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Wednesday said there is a “sense of hope and optimism” with the newly proclaimed 12 senators as it called on the public to “move forward” after the 2022 elections.

Malacañang congratulated the newly proclaimed senators, which include political rookie actor Robin Padilla and broadcast personality Raffy Tulfo.

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“Our people have elected old and new faces in the Senate, and there is a sense of hope and optimism with the new set of lawmakers,” acting presidential spokesman Martin Andanar said in a statement.

“It is now time to move forward after a divisive election campaign and begin the daunting task of speeding up our economic recovery affected by the COVID-19 pandemic,” he added.

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“Let us work closely together and pray for our nation’s success,” Andanar continued.

President Rodrigo Duterte, as well as Vice President Leni Robredo, have been invited to attend the proclamation of the 12 winning senators.

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