Philipines President Estrada impeached
November 13, 2000 10:42 PM   Subscribe

Philipines President Estrada impeached The House has sent impeachment charges against the president to the Senate for trial, charging Estrada with taking millions of dollars in illegal payoffs. Mr Estrada has asserted that he has not received "a single centavo" from illegal gambling but he has acknowledged that he had been offered and refused a $4 million bribe.
posted by lagado (7 comments total)

posted by lagado at 10:45 PM on November 13, 2000

How about the loser in the US election gets the job in the Philippines as a consolation prize?
posted by holgate at 11:22 PM on November 13, 2000

My anti-imperialist sentiments aside, Gore, I wouldn't mind so much -- but Bush! Thanks, but no thanks; in no way would he be an improvement over what (or who) we're trying to get rid of!
posted by lia at 12:20 AM on November 14, 2000

Indeed, Lia. Could Americans put up with this? Is all the bickering leading to the bottom falling out of the public's regard for federal oversight? Would state rule be better?
posted by aflakete at 2:07 AM on November 14, 2000

Why is everyone picking on poor Ponch?
posted by Skot at 8:02 AM on November 14, 2000

aflakete, the link is dead, couldn't view it.
posted by lia at 3:25 AM on November 15, 2000

Try this one lia--IHT is doing a re-design.
posted by aflakete at 4:58 PM on November 16, 2000

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