Vice President Sara Duterte has denied snubbing Speaker Martin Romualdez in a recent incident. In a video, Duterte is seen walking past Romualdez to shake the hands of another official. When asked about the incident, Duterte said she did not see it and cannot comment. Romualdez has not commented on the incident.
The incident has sparked speculation about the relationship between Duterte and Romualdez. Some have suggested that the incident was a sign of tension between the two, while others have said that it was simply a misunderstanding.
Duterte and Romualdez are both members of the administration of President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Romualdez is the president of the Lakas ng Kamalay ng Pilipino (Lakas-CMD) party, which is the largest party in the House of Representatives. Duterte is a member of the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino-Lakas ng Bayan (PDP-Laban) party.
The two have been allies in the past, but there have been some reports of tension between them in recent months. Some have suggested that the tension is due to Duterte’s growing popularity and her potential presidential ambitions.
It is unclear whether the incident between Duterte and Romualdez is a sign of a deeper rift between the two. However, the incident has raised questions about the relationship between the two and the future of the administration.