In fact, he continues to juggle both worlds.
A former chair of the Dangerous Drugs Board DDB under the Arroyo government, Sotto belongs to a party and bloc whose members in the Senate have yet to come up with a unified stand on the issue. He lost the election.
Sotto, however, was implicated in a drugs controversy in The Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism reported that he was accused of harboring links with drug lord Alfredo Tiongco, who allegedly financed his senatorial campaign.
Sotto denied any ties but admitted that he sought police protection for Tiongco who he said approached him after allegedly receiving death threats. Sotto chose to take his oath of office before Corona in July He moved to convene the Senate as an impeachment court. Sotto served for 2 consecutive terms earlier first term: He held no elective posts from to He is still allowed to bid for another 6-year term.
Role in the Estrada impeachment trial: InSotto was among 11 senators who voted against opening the controversial second envelope allegedly containing incriminating evidence against then President Joseph Estrada.
The senators argued that the envelope was inadmissible because it was not included in the impeachment complaint. That vote triggered a walk-out in the Senate and the People Power uprising that ousted Estrada.
Sotto told the Inquirer in December"People thought the vote against the envelope was a favor to the former president. And of course, we all know the consequences that followed.
He said allegations that former President Arroyo will try to flee the country are baseless. He said in a statement in November"How can you make someone accountable for something you have not charged her with in court? Their Aquino administration arguments raised is a fallacy of non sequitur, it does not follow, it lacks causal connection.
That is a constitutionally-guaranteed right of every Filipino.
And judging from what happened, GMA is not prohibited from traveling even when the SC decision is under appeal.Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. It is ironic—and perhaps unthinkable— that Vicente Yap Sotto, the grandfather of the present-day Sen.
Vicente "Tito" Sotto III, is the author of the Press Freedom Law and a rebel senator who fought against America using his pen.
Vicente Yap Sotto (–) was a Filipino politician and former Senator of the timberdesignmag.comr Vicente Yap Sotto was the main author of the Press Freedom Law (now known as the Sotto Law, Republic Act No. 53). Vicente "Tito" Castelo Sotto III (born 24 August ) is a Filipino politician, and the 29th and current Senate President of the Philippines.
Sotto served as Vice Mayor of Quezon City, the Philippines' most populous city, from to The names of Gomez and the three other politicians were brought up when Senate Majority Leader Vicente “Tito” Sotto III asked Laraga why the CIDG had to apply for a search warrants against the slain mayor from a court in Basey, Samar, and not from Leyte during the joint investigation of the Senate committees on Public Order and Dangerous.
Aug 05, · Let’s be angry to the people who held post during glorya’s term and to previous and current members of congress and some senators (wait, is tito sotto still a senator?
No wonder) and mayors, and governors, and cabinet members and their undersecretaries.