Sotto confident of keeping post until elections amid supposed ouster plot

Senate President Tito Sotto III downplayed a supposed plot to oust him from office following his announcement that he will join the 2022 vice presidential race

7/26/2021 10:05:00 AM

Senate President Tito Sotto III downplayed a supposed plot to oust him from office following his announcement that he will join the 2022 vice presidential race

Senate President Tito Sotto III downplayed a supposed plot to oust him from office following his announcement that he will join the 2022 vice presidential race.

READ:Sotto: I serve at the pleasure of my colleaguesSotto said the report of a supposed ouster only came from one of the employees in the Senate, but it eventually"fizzled out."He added that if any of his colleagues want to boot him out of his post, they would have told him already.

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Sotto will run in tandem with Senator Ping Lacson in the upcoming elections. They are also finalizing their senatorial line-up, as well as alliances with other political parties.Sotto, who chairs the National People's Coalition, mentioned a possible forging of alliance with United Nationalist Alliance and Partido para sa Demokratikong Reporma but did not give other details.

"I will always be on top of the situation in the Senate until 2022," he stressed, when asked whether he can manage to maintain his performance in leading the chamber for the remaining months of his term.Sotto first told CNN Philippines that he and Lacson will run in 2022 and will prove themselves through their"capability, honesty, and bravery." headtopics.com

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Senate President Sotto unfazed by supposed ouster plot; Zubiri downplays moveSenate President Vicente Sotto III is unfazed by a supposed plot to oust him while Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri downplayed such a move, raising the possibility that it may just be initiated by “overeager” senatorial staff members.| CMRamosINQ

Lacson plays down alleged plot ‍to replace Sotto as Senate presidentSenator Panfilo Lacson declined to identify the majority senator behind the ouster plot but expressed confidence such a move would not get the support of at least 13 senators. | melvingasconINQ melvingasconINQ Please IATF: may air flow engineering study from UP indicating that FACE SHIELDS expose us more to aerosol virus. Andyan na Delta variant, GO na GO pa rin kayo sa face shields; you thus expose all of us to death! melvingasconINQ Wala kaming paki. Go slash each other. We don't care. melvingasconINQ Eto na! Gumagawa na sila ng kuwentong propaganda para paangatin ang imahe no Sottocopy! GalawangTrapo

Lacson bares try to oust Sotto as Senate prexy after VP bid reveal“Sabi sa akin ni SP [Senate President], ‘Partner, may tinawag sa akin na yung staff ko na may kinakalat daw na resolution dahil kesyo tatakbo akong vice president, kailangan palitan na raw ako,’” Lacson said in an interview with DWIZ. Balikan natin... ano nga pala yung vaccine na itinurok nila noong wala pang nabigyan ng EUA na vaccine? Sino nagbigay? Sino smuggler? Bakit ayaw nila magimbestiga? MacarioBonifac1 hindi lang dapat palitan,..dapat tanggalin na ng tuluyan..hindi mo deserve manatili dyan sa senado dahil under your watch walang reform and neutrality sa leadership,..always a bias verdict under majority. Hu! Mga “pa-eklat” nyong dalawa! Pa- “underdog” ha! Di kayo mananalo hoy! Maski anong “gimik” gawin nyo! Pepsisotto, maski gamitin mo pa ang eat bulaga mo, hihina pa tuloy eb nyo, ginagamit mo sa politika! Pinky, mag ala-Deo Macalma ka man, gumagawa ka lang ng chismis!!🐊🐊kayo!!

Senate to prioritize gov't agencies with 'red flags' in budget deliberations - SottoThe Senate will look into government agencies hounded by allegations of corruption in the upcoming hearings for the 2022 national budget, Senate President Vicente 'Tito' Sotto III says.

Zubiri on plot to unseat Sotto: 'We are happy with his leadership'The Nation's Leading Newspaper And the plot thickens Not credible. Not in the character of present Senators. Pakulo lg para mapag usapan ang tandem ni Tito, gimmick. Cheap. 😁

Sotto: I serve at the pleasure of my colleaguesIn messages to media on Sunday, he said, 'I serve at the pleasure of my colleagues. A majority of 13 may replace me anytime.' If you really have delicadeza, you need not wait to be unseated. You should step down since you’re running for higher office to avoid abuse of senate resources for your election campaign. That is why you are not a real public servant. 'I serve at the pleasure of my colleagues'. Kawawa talaga ang mga pilipino. Sa kanila kinukuha ang sweldo at kinayayaman ng mga politiko pero hindi man lang sila isali sa mga paglilingkuran at prioridad.