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Philippines vice president quits cabinet, citing plot to ‘steal’ job

Philippines vice president quits cabinet, citing plot to ‘steal’ job

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by December 6, 2016 World News

MANILA (Reuters) – Philippines Vice President Leni Robredo announced on Sunday she would resign from her cabinet post, citing “major differences” with President Rodrigo Duterte and suspicions that a plot was underway to unseat her from the number two job.

Robredo is refusing to step down as vice president but said she decided to quit as Housing Secretary after receiving a text message from another minister, telling her on Duterte’s behalf to “desist from attending all cabinet meetings” from Monday. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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