Velasco did not meddle in agency realignments under 2021 budget — Yap

MANILA, Philippines — Speaker Lord Allan Velasco did not have a hand in realigning the funding of agencies under the proposed 2021 budget, the House’s appropriations chair said amid claims that infrastructure allocations for his allies increased while those meant for allies of former Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano decreased.

“Wala po akong nakita talaga na nilipat from allies ni [former] Speaker Cayetano papunta sa allies ni Speaker Velasco. In fact, to set things straight, si Speaker Velasco, hindi siya nakialam dun sa mga amendments ng agencies,” House appropriations panel chairman ACT-CIS Rep.Eric Yap said in an interview over ABS-CBN Channel on Monday.

(I really did not see any …

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