From Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella on impeachment case filed against PRRD

Rep. Alejano’s impeachment filing is only the latest in an orchestrated effort of a well-funded destabilization campaign against President Rodrigo Duterte. That Alejano filed his case on the last day of the Congressional session, secures him a whole month and a half to malign President Duterte without being challenged by fellow legislators.

This campaign has provoked abrupt reaction and unwarranted threats from the European Union, spooked by the so-called “rights reports” from high-handed NGOs; and a video at the UN that baselessly pillories the Philippine National Police.

The instigators of this cynical campaign include senators and higher officials who attack the very institutions fighting the crime and contraband that tripled during their term. These are apparently desperate acts to protect their threatened vested interests.