Speaker de Venecia has galloped into the Aguinaldo Room. He’s calling for a coalition meeting this afternoon. They will accelerate shift to parliamentary-unicameral-federal government with full support of governors, mayors, and barangay officials. “This is the unkindest cut of all [for Purisima to say President maneuvered Supreme Court to issue temporary restraining order].”
Romulo: Japan supports the President.
de Venecia: China, “the largest nation on earth today, supports the President.” As does the European Union.
Romulo: Libya supports the President.
Bunye: League of Mayors and Vice-Mayors supports the President.
Don’t forget to read Jove Francisco’s insider look at events in the Palace.