[Blueboard] Newsbriefs 29 May 2012 Afternoon
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Tue May 29 18:34:53 PHT 2012
Newsbriefs 29 May 2012 Afternoon
Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan
Senate convicts Chief Justice Corona (INQUIRER.net)
"MANILA, Philippines - Twenty senators, including Senate President Juan Ponce-Enrile, on Tuesday found Chief Justice Renato Corona guilty of Article 2 of the impeachment complaint filed against him pertaining to his failure to disclose to the public is statement of assets, liabilities, and net worth.
Only three voted to acquit Corona and they were Senators Joker Arroyo, Miriam Defensor-Santiago and Ferdinand "Bong-Bong" Marcos Jr.
Aside from Enrile, the 19 senators who convicted Corona were the following:
Senator Edgardo Angara
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano
Senator Pia Cayetano
Senator Franklin Drilon
Senate Pro Tempore Jose "Jinggoy" Estrada
Senator Francis "Chiz" Escudero
Senator Teofisto Guingona III
Senator Gregorio Honasan II
Senator Panfilo Lacson
Senator Manuel Lapid
Senator Loren Legarda
Senator Sergio Osmeña III
Senator Francis "Kiko" Pangilinan
Senator Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III
Senator Ralph Recto
Senator Ramon "Bong" Revilla Jr.
Senate Majority Leader Vicente "Tito" Sotto III
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV
Senate Manuel Villar
Corona is considered barred from public office after senators voted 20 to 3 to convict him on charges of betraying public trust and violating the constitution.
Corona testified last week that it wasn't only him who is on trial and challenged all 188 lawmakers who impeached him to disclose their dollar accounts - but there were few takers.
The nationally televised 5-month-long proceedings gripped the nation like a soap opera with emotional testimonies, political grandstanding and a sideshow family drama
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