Sotto to Andaya: ‘It’s the people’s victory, silly!’

MANILA, Philippines--- Senate President Vicente "Tito" Sotto III shot back at Camarines Sur Rep. Rolando Andaya on Monday as the latter unleashed fresh attacks following the signing of the 2019 budget into law. Andaya hinted that the Senate's alleged pork was still intact in the budget, despite the deletion of P95.3 billion as funding for infrastructure projects, including the P75 billion "unconstitutional" realignments made by the House of Representatives. "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?" the congressman said. "Could this be the reason for their celebr...

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