WATCH: Sen. Legarda Nagalit Sa Pagbasura Ng Commission On Appointments Kay Ms. Gina Lopez Bilang DENR Secretary!
Ms. Gina Lopez's ad interim appointment as Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary has been rejected by the Commission on Appointments (CA) on Wednesday, May 3 2017.
Lopez's rejection by CA as a presidential appointee is a rare occurence in Philippine history.
Not like when the CA bypasses an appointment, once an appointee is rejected by the commission cannot be appointed again.
It is also the CA's Ms. Lopez is the second Cabinet secretary appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte that was rejected by the Commission on Appoinments after former Foreign Secretary Perfecto Yasay Jr.
Many senators were gravely dismayed by the CA's decision one of which was Sen. Loren Legarda.
Watch the Senator's reactions on the CA's rejection of Ms. Gina Lopez below courtesy of News5.
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