Andaya hints Senate pork intact in Duterte-signed 2019 budget

MANILA, Philippines --- Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr., hinted Monday that the Senate's alleged pork is intact in the 2019 national budget which President Rodrigo Duterte has signed. READ: Duterte signs 2019 national budget; vetoes P95.3B Andaya, who chairs House appropriations committee, said this could be the reason why the Senate was "going to town claiming victory" over the deletion of the House amendments amounting to P95.3 billion. "My friends in the Senate are going to town claiming victory over the deletion of the House amendments. Does this mean that the Senate pork remains intact? Could this be the reason for their celebratory mood?" Andaya said in a stateme...

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