JDV confirms bribery, corruption in Arroyo gov’t
“What’s happening to our country? Everything’s for sale.”
So saying, former Speaker Jose de Venecia disclosed today his personal knowledge of what he called the “rampant, large-scale bribery and corruption” in government which, he said, starts with President Gloria Arroyo.
Appearing before the House committee on justice, he called on his colleagues in the House of Representatives to set aside partisan politics, follow their conscience and approve the fourth impeachment complaint against the president, saying the complaint has basis and is “invested with a higher sense of purpose to the public and to the nation. (Download audio files of Nov. 24, 2008 House justice committee hearing.)
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