Will Chiz join the cabinet? Read Escudero’s answer about it

Could it be true that the recent meeting between President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Chiz Escudero is about the senator’s appointment in cabinet?


These has been the speculations of people after their meeting held on June 5 added with hearsays that the senator will be leaving the senate soon.

Escudero denied about it and said they only talked about work and pressing matters affecting the country.

“Nag-usap lang kami. Ako lang mag-isa, mahigit isang oras. Pinag-usapan naming puro trabaho lamang. Walang isa labas sa trabaho. Walang pinag-usapan na position. Walang hiling at walang alok, said Escudero to reports in a phone interview.

According to the Senator, being in the cabinet was the farthest thing from what and he Duterte discussed.

“Hindi ko sigurado kung may liberty akong sabihin yung pinag usapan naming dahil maski sya pinalabas nya yung mga tao sa loob ng kwarto nung mag usap kami. Basta’t pinag-usapan naming puro trabaho lamang. Walang iba labas sa trabaho,” he added.

Speculations came out after a photo of them together has been released.

Chiz added it was only this month that he was able to get an appointment with Duterte.

“Wala akong hiniling at wala rin syang ni-request. Puro mga pag-uusap sa mga issues na kinakaharap natin sa ngayon,” he added.

Source: Politics