Sen. Tito Sotto resigns as Senate majority leader

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III resigned as Senate majority leader on Thursday, one day after Senator Juan Ponce Enrile announced he is stepping down as Senate President.

ABS-CBNNews.com reports that Senator Vicente "Tito" Sotto III resigned as Senate majority leader on Thursday, one day after Senator Juan Ponce Enrile announced he is stepping down as Senate President.

 

According to the report, Sotto said he quitted his post because "he is tired and burdened by his work as the Senate majority leader." He held the post for three years. In his announcement, Sotto also revealed that "Senator Gringo Honasan will become the acting majority floor leader" pending the selection of a new majority floor leader in the upcoming 16th Congress.

 

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