Interview on GMA News TV | June 4, 2014

In an interview on GMA News TV, Sec. Lacson answered questions on:
– ‘Napolist,’ the list of lawmakers who dealt with Janet Lim-Napoles
– whether the legislature can recover from the Napoles scandal

Quotes from the interview…Β 

On Napoles list given to you:
“Sa akin nang dinala yan, sabi ko kailangan may backup na dokumento… Kung anong sinabi sa affidavit, sinusuportahan ng dokumento.”

On the evils of pork:
“Yan ang reason bakit nag-deliver ako ng privilege speech. There’s no saying lahat tumatanggap. Pero ang tao pinagsususpetsahan lahat.”

On Napoles scandal and call for pork abolition in 2003:
“Parang naging prophetic, parang nahulaan ko nangyayari ngayon. But I was stating a fact, stating the information as I gathered.”

On whether the legislative branch can recover from Napoles scandal:
“Maraming malinis sa gobyerno. Na-highlight lang parati ang negative at tinatamaan ng controversies. Kung susuriin mo government officials and employees, napakarami (matino).”

On rehab work in Yolanda-hit areas:
“We’re on track at medyo bumilis na ngayon… Pumayag si (Pangulong Aquino) ng piecemeal implementation.”
“Ang iniisip ko na lang, you should feel proud and blessed you’re doing something, you’re part of a noble cause.”

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