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Martin Bautista’s Disclosure Supports First Part of Bongbong Marcos’ Election Protest

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welcome By: Elena Grace Flores

Comelec Chair’s brother Martin Bautista faces direct scrutiny by Patricia Bautista’s lawyer, Atty. Lorna Kapunan on his disclosure that he has with him the evidence of their alleged unexplained wealth. Kapunan points out 8 violations that put not only him and his family into trouble. He also places the 2016 election into a bad light. These add to the weight of the first part of Bongbong Marcos’ electoral protest when proven.






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[VIDEO]: Comelec chief may have violated rule to disclose business interests: lawyer




Family Treasurer

Atty. Lorna Kapunan, a former lawyer and current legal adviser of Patricia Bautista said that Martin Bautista’s admission that he does not know their family’s wealth details because the Chairman is the “family Treasurer” is damaging. It means that the Comelec chief fails to disclose his business interests and financial connections as required by law. She said that the disclosures are supposedly on a separate form attached to the SALN.



Negative Impact on his Brother

As he points the Chairman as the family Treasurer, he also implies that Comelec Chair Bautista is liable if incorrect taxes filed. Kapunan also stresses that Bautista could face charges for “soliciting or accepting gifts directly or indirectly.” This follows after Mrs. Bautista reveals a “commission sheet” or referral record, however they call it. That bears the names of lawyers that allegedly paid such fees to the Comelec chief.



Liberal Party Bet

Kapunan also mentioned that Martin Bautista ran for public office at least three times while he still has residency and active investments in the US. As his current status dictates. She suggests for authorities look into how they transfer their wealth from America to the Philippines. This is to see if they follow the remittance law. He belongs to the Liberal Party of Vice President Leni Robredo, Marcos’ rival in the VP race.








Integrity of the 2016 Election

The Comelec Chair’s brother cannot vouch for the integrity of the 2016 election or else, he can only be biased. Despite his LP affiliation, he seems to have various violations in his political activities. His disclosure not only ruin his own brother and family – but he also helped Bongbong Marcos prove that the previous poll was indeed fraudulent.




http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/15/17/comelec-chief-may-have-violated-rule-to-disclose-business-interests-lawyer

http://www.gmanetwork.com/news/news/nation/621288/bautista-s-brother-denies-ill-gotten-wealth-raps-vs-comelec-chairman/story/




2 thoughts on “Martin Bautista’s Disclosure Supports First Part of Bongbong Marcos’ Election Protest

  1. Comelec Chair’s brother Martin Andanar faces direct scrutiny by Patricia Bautista’s lawyer, Atty. Lorna Kapunan on his disclosure that he has with him the evidence of their alleged unexplained wealth. Kapunan points out 8 violations that put not only him and his family into trouble. He also puts the 2016 election into a bad light. These add to the weight of the first part of Bongbong Marcos’ electoral protest when proven.

    How come that our Secretary Martin Andanar became a brother of Chairman Bautista?

    1. Thank you for pointing that out. Edited now. Can’t take Andanar out of my mind after his social media efforts to include media practitioners at Malacanang. lol

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