In Bongbong’s cousin we trust! National Unity Party backs Martin Romualdez for Speaker

The National Unity Party(NUP) has backed bilyonaryo Martin G. Romualdez as the next House Speaker under the incoming administration of his cousin, presumptive president Bongbong Marcos.
“In consultation with the NUP Members of the House of Representatives it was unanimously agreed to endorse Tacloban City Rep. Romualdez as the Speaker for the coming Congress,” said the party spokesman Reginald Velasco said in a statement.
NUP is the first political party to back Romualdez,as the next Speaker amid rumors that former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, which is returning as Pampanga Representative after a three-year break, is also keen to rule the House.
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Velasco said NUP members cited Romualdez’s performance as Majority Leader in the last three years and his proven ability as a consensus builder for the different political parties in the Lower House.

NUP is one of the political parties accredited by the Comelec as a major national political party in the recently concluded elections. NUP is poised to be one of the largest political parties in the 19th Congress.”