Pimentel to Become Senate President

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III, the president of Rodrigo Duterte’s PDP-Laban party, will be the third most powerful person in the country after garnering enough support to assume the senate presidency. Pimentel had faced a challenge from the Nacionalista Party’s Sen. Alan Cayetano, who served as Duterte’s running mate in the last elections, but was assured of the position after obtaining the support of the seven Liberal Party members and the…

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