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Andy’s ‘hidden wealth’

Fruit of a poisonous tree, says DuterteYouth THE Duterte Youth, a youth organization supporting the current administration, believes the allegedly nearly P1 billion worth of ill-gotten wealth of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista may have come from Smartmatic. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); The alleged ill-gotten wealth of…

‘Bautista will quit’

Embattled Comelec chief would rather resign than face impeachment, says Palace legal counsel BELEAGUERED Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista will resign if he is impeached by the House of Representatives. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Presidential legal counsel Salvador Panelo made this fearless forecast yesterday. "The Comelec chair…

‘I am the victim’

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte tried to help Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista reconcile with his wife Patricia. Bautista said the President asked him and his wife to talk about their strained marriage last August 1 in Malacañang. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); A few days earlier, on July 26,…

NBI to ask AMLAC to open Comelec chair’s bank accounts

Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday disclosed that the National Bureau of Investigation will ask the Anti-Money Laundering Council to look into the reported bank accounts of Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In a news briefing, Aguirre stressed an investigation by AMLAC could aid…
  • Published in Nation

‘Chiz’ sets own quiz on Comelec head issue

ASIDE from the Senate Blue Ribbon Committee, the committee on banks, financial institutions and currencies might conduct a separate probe into the allegations of ill-gotten wealth against Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista that his own wife earlier made public. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero,…

Bautista faces personal questions -- solon

THE chairman of the House committee on suffrage and electoral reforms yesterday said that nothing prevents a congressman from asking personal issues of the estranged Bautista couple during his panel’s hearing on the postponement of barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections this afternoon. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Citizens Battle…

BIR joins Comelec chief’s wealth probe

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) is joining the investigation into allegations that Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista amassed P1 billion in assets through questionable means. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II yesterday met BIR Commissioner Cesar Dulay in a closed-door meeting and discussed…

Poe and Sotto are right -- Bautista must be probed asap

THE shocking revelations recently made by Patricia, the estranged wife of Comelec Chair Andres Bautista, have also inevitably brought out into the open some side issues which may have far-reaching effects, including the possibility that Chair Bautista may face impeachment if proven he used his position to gain wealth illegally…
  • Published in Opinion

Cheaper to keep her

WHAT happened to Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista reminded me of a song by Johnnie Taylor way back in 1973. The song is entitled ‘Cheaper to Keep Her’. I guess there’s no more explaining why the song could mean a lot to Bautista now. * * * Owing…
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