Alleged Members of the House of Representatives Who Voted Against Sec. Taguiwalo's Appointment


Prominent lawyer and state prosecutor Atty. Darwin Cañete sahre on his Facebook page the alleged members of the House of Representatives who voted against Secretary Judy Taguiwalo's appointment as Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).



According to Atty. Darwin Cañete the 12 members of the Commission on Appointments from the House of Representatives includes the following lawmakers:


  • Rep. Ronaldo Zamora
  • Rep. Rodolfo Albano III
  • Rep. Joel Mayo Almario
  • Rep. Abraham Tolentino
  • Rep. Julieta Cortuna
  • Rep. Wes Gatchalian
  • Rep. Roy Loyola
  • Rep. Rosenda Ann Ocampo
  • Rep. Josephine Ramirez Sato
  • Rep. Benhur Salimbangon
  • Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos
  • Rep. Rodito Albano
Meanwhile another social media blogger Mamshies released a total of 10 members of the House of Representatives. Out of the 12 mentioned above, only Rep. Jalosjos and Rep. Rodito Albano are not included in the list below.


Although it is not clear yet the names of congressman and congresswoman who voted against Secretary Taguiwalo, the CA just needed at least 13 votes against Taguiwalo and she will be rejected. 

For the Senate side, Senators Ralph Recto, Loren Legarda, Miguel Zubiri, and Sonny Angara expressed support for Taguiwalo after Almario read the Committee report, saying they voted for her confirmation. 

Secretary Judy Taguiwalo is a former political detainee, was endorsed to the Cabinet by the Communist Party of the Philippines as Pres. Duterte sought to broker a peace deal with leftist rebel. 

Source: Facebook / PIA


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