No ‘leadership role’ role for Robredo in Liberal Party, says Belmonte
MANILA— Despite being a member of the Liberal Party, Vice President Leni Robredo will not be taking on a leadership role in the party as she wants to concentrate on her “duties” as a member of the Duterte Cabinet, outgoing House Speaker Feliciano Belmonte said on Sunday.
“She will not be taking on a leadership role. We haven’t determined this yet because how things are but the Vice President really wants to concentrate on the duties given to her with her appointment as a Cabinet member,” Belmonte said, after the LP formalized its coalition with the majority bloc led by ruling party, Partido Demokratikong Pilipino-Laban (PDP-Laban).
Belmonte said Robredo would likely be “a nominal head of the LP by common sense because she is the highest ranking (official of the country who is a member of the LP) but certainly, she has no intention of taking part in the management of the party.” TVJ
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