Impeachment Complaint Filed Against Duterte, but Unlikely to Prosper

Rep. Gary Alejano filed the first impeachment complaint against President Rodrigo Duterte. He accused the president of culpable violation of the constitution, bribery, betrayal of public trust, graft and corruption, and other high crimes. It’s unlikely, however, for the House of Representatives to approve the complaint for trial in the Senate given the administration’s overwhelming majority. The lower house has a history of…

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