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Senators defend Lacson

MANILA, Philippines?There is no basis for comparing the case of fugitive murder suspect Senator Panfilo Lacson and that of drug-trafficking suspect Ilocos Sur Representative Ronald Singson, whose expulsion from Congress are being sought, according to the senator’s Senate allies and lawyer. As expected, Lacson’s Senate allies rallied around their colleague. Senator Gregorio Honasan said the cases of Singson and Lacson would be dealt with separately by the House and the Senate, and that neither chamber could dictate on the other. ‘Both Houses respect each other’s independence. The House can’t dictate on the Senate, and the Senate on the House,’ he said. Senator Jinggoy Estrada said the…

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Senators defend Lacson

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