Yasay Out as Foreign Affairs Secretary

The Commission on Appointments (CA) unanimously rejected the nomination of Perfecto Yasay as secretary of foreign affairs. The CA took Yasay to task for lying under oath about being an American citizen before. Yasay became an American in 1986 and officially renounced it only after his appointment as a cabinet member. He also made flip flopping statements regarding the issue to the media, prompting CA members to question his…

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