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Byline: Christine Avendano Gil Cabacungan and Marlon Ramos
OUTGOING SENATE PRESIdent Juan Ponce Enrile said he would ask the senators to elect a leader of the chamber who could act as interim president of the republic should the May automated elections fail.
Enrile, who is running for reelection, yesterday said he would initiate the move after the May 10 elections because it would only be then that the country would know if the balloting had failed.
He was reacting to a proposal made by Sen. Edgardo Angara for all 23 senators to elect a new Senate president before May 10 because of the possibility of a power vacuum in which no newly elected president is …