MGA DILAWAN NA SENADOR HALATANG TINATAKPAN ANG MAUTE GROUP NAGTIPON-TIPON PUMALAG SA MARTIAL LAW SA MINDANAO !


HAPPENING NOW: Senators from the minority bloc hold a press briefing on martial law in Mindanao ..

HIGHLIGHTS:

- Sen. Franklin Drilon: We've filed resolution to convene joint session
- Sen. Risa Hontiveros: Majority resolution is silent on joint session
- Hontiveros: We call on Senate Majority to back joint session call
- Sen. Bam Aquino: Joint session venue for public to hear martial law plan
- Aquino: People should hear commitment to abide by the Constitution
- Sen. Kiko Pangilinan: Joint session of Congress must be automatic
- Pangilinan: There should be official proceeding on martial law
- Sen. Sonny Trillanes: We support AFP efforts against local terror group Maute
- Trillanes: I do not fear AFP will abuse martial law
- Pangilinan: Joint session not bound by legislative calendar
- Hontiveros: Joint session urgent while regular session still in place
- Hontiveros: Minority bloc will push joint congressional session
- Hontiveros: Military can handle Maute group without martial law
- Drilon: Defense chief says they can contain Maute without martial law
- Aquino: Joint session can address misinformation, fake news
- Drilon: The Constitution specifically mandates Supreme Court to review martial law declaration
- Pangilinan: Joint session meant to hear opinion of each lawmaker on martial law declaration
- Pangilinan: Even with majority support, votes in support or against martial law must be on record
- Aquino: Joint session that is open will provide transparency and accountability to the public
- Hontiveros: Joint session provides for simple majority as proof of sense of urgency

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