April 22, 2018, 10:28 pm
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Word war erupts between Castro, Lacson

DEPUTY Speaker Fredenil Castro (NUP, Capiz) yesterday shot back at Sen. Panfilo Lacson for calling congressmen shameless for allegedly pushing for the extension of their own terms in office through the proposed shift to a federal form of government.

Castro took exception to Lacson’s scathing comments, saying he has no right to call congressmen “thick-faced” on the belief that they are just pushing federalism to lift constitutional term limits.

“It’s not only un-parliamentary. It’s also unjust, unprofessional and uneducated,” he told radio dzBB.

Castro, a vice chair of the committee on constitutional amendments, said that only their constituents can judge them.

“If he (Lacson) is saying that a congressman, for example, is thick-faced, first of all, he has no right to say that because only the people have the right to judge us congressmen,” he said.

Lacson, Castro said, “should be careful with his statements because many look up to him as a senator.”

“He (Lacson) may lose such admiration for issuing statements that are inappropriate for a senator,” said the Visayan lawmaker, adding that the senator’s opinion was “out of good taste.”

Castro is the head of a sub-panel tasked to review and propose amendments to the Constitution which the House leadership wants to amend by convening as a constituent assembly (con-ass) with senators.

He said Lacson’s action “does not reflect the character that our people expect from a lawmakers like Sen. Ping Lacson.”

Lacson earlier assailed some congressmen’s support for the possible cancellation of the 2019 midterm election which would allow them to stay in power until a general election is held in 2022 when a new federal Constitution is already in place.

Earlier, Reps. Michael de Vera (PL, ABS), Reynaldo Umali (PDP-Laban, Oriental Mindoro) and Aurelio Gonzalez (PDP-Laban, Pampanga) expressed support for the possible lifting of term limits.

Last Wednesday, Rep. Robert Ace Barbers (NP, Surigao del Norte) called for an extension of Duterte’s term, saying six years is too short for a leader of his caliber.

Earlier this month, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III said Duterte’s term may be extended by three years, “if really necessary,” during the transition to a federal form of government.

Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez earlier said the proposed changes to the Constitution as approved by Congress sitting as a Constituent Assembly may be submitted to the people in a plebiscite in May, simultaneously with the barangay and the SK elections.

The changes will be made to pave the way for the shift to a federal form of government, the top priority of the House this year.

The House, however, has yet to approve the concurrent resolution seeking to convene both chambers of Congress into a con-ass to introduce amendments to the Constitution and send it to the Senate for concurrence.

Alvarez last week raised the possibility that no election would be held in 2019 because of the transition to federalism.

The terms of 12 senators will expire in 2019 while the rest will be in 2022, Alvarez noted, adding that it will be better to just have all their terms expire in 2022 for a smooth transition.

Castro said talks about cancelling the 2019 elections and extending the terms sitting officials were only speculations since it was not yet agreed upon by the House.

“There is no instruction that we should expedite and immediately submit the proposed changes in the Constitution by January so that it can be discussed in the mother committee by January and will be approved and we can sit down as a Constituent Assembly,” he said.

Castro reiterated that the people will have the final say if they will accept or reject the proposed amendments through a plebiscite. 
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