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Roman Romulo clarifies: I abstained from Anti-Terror Bill

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Will these corrections and turncoats hold off the submission of the controversial bill to Malacañang?

More and more lawmakers asked to switch their vote on the Anti-Terrorism Bill days after the railroaded voting on the measure. Pasig Rep. Roman Romulo is among the latest to join in, saying he was recorded to have voted yes when he actually chose to abstain from the proceedings.

“Nakatanggap kami ng mga katanungan sa aming boto at lumilitaw na hindi ito wastong naitala,” the politiko said. “Hindi ako bumoto pabor sa HB 6875 at pinayuhan na tayo ng Kongreso na gagawin nila ang pagwawasto. Kahit na sumasang-ayon ako na kailangan natin ng isang anti-terorismo na batas, hindi tayo nabigyan ng sapat na oras upang suriin ng maayos ang HB 6875.”

Has the online backlash shaken up more politikos?