Teresita as new CJ; BBM: "I'm ready for presidency"

[1] We recall that Maria Lourdes Sereno was ousted as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines through a quo warranto petition filed by the Republic of the Philippines through Solicitor General Jose Calida.

[2] Now, the Supreme Court has a new head, a new primus interpares. Teresita Leonardo-de Castro is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Philippines as appointed by President Rodrigo Duterte on August 25, 2018; she will formally assume the office on August 28. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teresita_de_Castro

[3] We also recall that it was Chief Justice de Castro who testified against Sereno before the latter's ouster.
[4] On the same day the new Chief Justice was appointed, Bongbong Marcos issued a statement regarding his being ready to become the next President of the Philippines.

[5] NEWS BY MB: While trying to downplay President Rodrigo Duterte’s remark that he can be a Malacanang successor, former Senator Bongbong Marcos said he is nonetheless ready for the presidency and will make good governance a priority of his administration. SOURCE: Bongbong says he is ‘ready for the presidency’; Published August 25, 2018, 2:02 PM; By Ben Rosario; https://news.mb.com.ph/2018/08/25/bongbong-says-he-is-ready-for-the-presidency/

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