Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV resume "word war"; Tension rekindled due to rumors of Trillanes circulating white paper li
Cathy Yamsuan of the Philippine Daily Inquirer reports that Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV seem to have resumed their "word war."
Cathy Yamsuan of the Philippine Daily Inquirer reports that Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV seem to have resumed their "word war." The report noted that, perhaps, the tension between the two senators was "rekindled by rumors that Trillanes was behind a white paper that was circulated last week listing Senate reporters allegedly on the take from Enrile."
According to the report, "Enrile said he would bare the truth about Trillanes during next year's campaign." In a radio interview on Sunday, October 7, when Enrile was asked about Trillanes, he quipped, "I don't want to discuss that guy. He does not amount to anything to me. I will discuss him during the campaign. I will test his capacity before the people. That is the better forum."
Meanwhile, as the Inquirer report further revealed, "Trillanes has dared Enrile to attend a seminar on public policy he was willing to conduct after Enrile accused him of copying an old bill on the country's baselines territory that Enrile had authored." The report likewise noted that in a phone conversation with the Philippine Daily Inquirer Thursday, October 4, "Trillanes denied having anything to do with the anonymously penned white paper."
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