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Santiago asks PNoy to scrap own pork

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Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago

Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago urged President Benigno Aquino III to lead by own example by scrapping his own pork barrel.

Santiago said that if Aquino wants to maintain his moral ascendancy, he should give up his own pork barrel from the 2014 national budget and the rest of his years as President.

The feisty senator said that Aquino cannot ignore the public’s call of moral leadership after the pork barrel scam and disbursement acceleration program (DAP) controversy were revealed.

The President’s pork barrel is part of the social fund coming from the income of PAGCOR and PCSO.

Prior to her call to Aquino, Santiago had some peculiar advice to legislators involved in the pork barrel scam.

Santiago, the brave senator that she is, asked the senators and congressmen linked to pork scam queen Janet Lim-Napoles to drink hemlock after making the country a “failed state.” With Malou Cabral

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