Cayetano’s speakership reign seen as short-lived

While newly installed Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano has prevailed over rival factions in the House of Representatives, including the Davao bloc led by President Duterte's own children, his victory might be short-lived, an opposition lawmaker warned on Monday. After all, the 2022 presidential election is already on the minds of many House members, Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate said. 'War of dominance' "So for now, it appears one faction won over the other, but that is not to say that that faction will eventually be victorious come 2022," he told the Inquirer. The Makabayan bloc leader predicted that a "war of dominance" would persist through the 15 months that Cayetano would...

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