Para sa kampo ni Vice President Leni Robredo, hindi sila natatakot sa bantang impeachment. Ayon pa sa tagapagsalita ni Robredo na si Attorney Barry Gutierrez, tila lumang tutugin na raw ang mga banta ng pagpapatalsik kay Robredo.
“VP Leni has been threatened with impeachment before. This is nothing new or original… She has faced threats of impeachment, an electoral protest, online harassment, and fake news ever since she assumed office. She has never let any of these distract her from her focus on helping uplift the lives of her fellow Filipinos, particularly the poor, or prevent her from fulfilling the oath she took,” boladas ni Gutierrez.
Nitong nagdaang araw, nagpahayag si Robredo ng suporta sa planong imbestigasyon ng United Nation Human Rights Council (UNHRC) sa Pilipinas kaugnay sa giyera kontra-droga ng Duterte Administration.
“If I were (the government), I will entertain (the reviewers) because we are a member of the UN,” sabi ni Robredo sa panayam niya sa isang programa.
Dahil sa sinabi ni Robredo, nagbanta si Presidential Anti-Corruption Commission (PACC) Chief Manuelito Luna na maaaring mapatalsik si Robredo sa pwesto dahil sa betrayal of public trust.
“VP Robredo’s expression of support to the UNHRC resolution against the Philippine government may cause her to be impeached. For the nth time, she has made it appear that the government is guilty of human rights abuses, and that’s betrayal of public trust,” ayon sa PACC Chief.
Para kay Luna, pagkakataon na raw para managot si Robredo sa taumbayan.
“It’s about time that she should be held to account for her political sins against the Filipino people,” resbak pa ni Luna.
Base sa article XI Section 2 ng 1987 Constitution.
“The President, the Vice-President, the Members of the Supreme Court, the Members of the Constitutional Commissions, and the Ombudsman may be removed from office on impeachment for, and conviction of, culpable violation of the Constitution, treason, bribery, graft and corruption, other high crimes, or betrayal of public trust. All other public officers and employees may be removed from office as provided by law, but not by impeachment,” sabi ni Luna.
Magugunita na sinabi din ni Robredo na nakakahiya na ibang bansa pa raw ang nagmamalasakit sa Pilipinas imbes na ang mga mamamayan nito.
Source: GMA News