Byline: Christine O. Avendano and Michael Lim Ubac
AS ONE MAJORITY BLOC SENATOR pointed out, they skunked out, referring to the boycott by allies of Sen. Manuel Villar Jr. on the last day of session in Congress.
The boycott yesterday prevented the Senate from voting on the recommendation of the committee of the whole to censure Villar for alleged misconduct in connection with the C-5 road extension controversy.
Only 11 senators showed up at yesterdays session. The chamber adjourned the session several minutes after it opened due to lack of quorum, but not without senators expressing their outrage at the boycott.
Sen. Alan Peter Cayetano, a Villar ally, belied accusations by the majority led by Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile that the minority bloc had boycotted the session to prevent the adoption of the committee report.
In a press conference, Cayetano said voting on the report could still be done today or tomorrow.
Under the legislative calendar adopted by both chambers, Congress goes on official …