Con-Com chair says House draft charter a ‘disaster to democracy’
Former Chief Justice Reynato Puno, chair of the committee, said the House’s draft charter, which he believes was “haphazardly” approved, offers a bogus federal form of government.
“We agreed not to endorse this House resolution and to inform the public about its defects and deficiencies. This version is a disaster to our democracy,” he told ANC Thursday.
“They did not create a federal government. They did not create districts. It’s a bogus federalism… Congress will have a monopoly of power in creating these states,” he added.
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