Leni won’ t have access to classified information on drugs

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Published November 17, 2019, 2:43 PM

By Genalyn Kabiling 

The government is not keen on giving Vice President Leni Robredo access to “classified” information since it is supposedly beyond the scope of her authority as the country’s anti-drug czar.

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo
(OPS / MANILA BULLETIN FILE PHOTO)

Presidential Spokesman Salvador Panelo explained that access to classified government documents is presently limited to President Duterte and a handful of top security and defense officials.

“She wanted access to all documents including classified information. Unang-una hindi kasama ‘yan sa scope ng kanyang authority. Mayroon mga bagay-bagay na even us members of the Cabinet are not allowed to look into kasi mga classified nga eh [First, it is not part of the scope of her authority. There are

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