No Restriction Sought on Cabinet Officials at Budget Hearings
Senate Minority Leader Aquilino "Nene" Q. Pimentel Jr. (PDP-Laban) said yesterday he welcomes MalacaA[+ or -]angas decision to lift the ban on Cabinet membersa appearance at the budget hearings of the Senate, but stressed that it should not impose any condition or limitation on the deliberations and questions that should be raised by legislators.
Pimentel said that Cabinet members and their subordinate officials have nothing to fear about facing the senators if they have nothing to hide and have not committed any misdeed in the performance of their functions.
He said nobody can prevent the senators from asking questions from the Cabinet members which they feel will …
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