With a Year Left in Office, Will Impeachment Raps Against Ombudsman Prosper?

Some of President Rodrigo Duterte’s supporters want Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales out of office, as she is perceived to be a stumbling block in efforts to pin down officials of the administration of former president Benigno Aquino III. She already declared last December that Aquino himself is corrupt-free, She did bring charges against former budget chief Florencio Abad in relation to the Disbursement Allocation Program, though she ruled that he is guilty of simple misconduct punishable by three…

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