Duterte told to mind separation of powers after complaining about Senate probes

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MANILA, Philippines(Updated 4:43 p.m.) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday was told to read up on the doctrine of the separation of powers in government after he derided Senate inquiries as fruitless endeavors used by senators to “posture.” Duterte voiced his criticism at a pre-recorded address aired Thursday where he and his pandemic task force were meant to discuss their response to the COVID-19 crisis. Senators are currently holding hearings into the “deficiencies” flagged by state auditors in the Department of Health’s handling of pandemic funds. “Listen to some of the senators there…aft…

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