Back-to-back CA rejections plague Duterte appointees

Back-to-back CA rejections plague Duterte appointees

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- The presidency of Rodrigo Duterte has been known for its many firsts

- Today, the Duterte presidency made yet another first

- On May 3rd, the Commission on Appointments (CA) gave a rejection of yet another ad interim appointment

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This back-to-back CA rejections of presidential appointees has been unprecedented in Philippine history.

Environment Secretary Gina Lopez has gone through three confirmation hearings before she finally get the decision.

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During her confirmation hearings, Lopez was faced with questions regarding her technical knowledge and controversial orders.

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Despite the issues on her controversial orders, Lopez have received the full support of President Rodrigo Duterte to the point of getting a re-appointment after being bypassed by CA.

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Lopez is the second Duterte appointee to be rejected by the CA, following the rejection of ad interim Foreign Affairs Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr. due to his 'questionable' citizenship.


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