Filipinos move to impeach President Aquino

July 21, 2014 10:16 AM

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MANILA, Philippines - Twenty-eight Filipinos, including prominent activists, have filed an impeachment complaint against Philippine President Benigno Aquino III for implementing a major economic stimulus program that the Supreme Court has declared partly unconstitutional.

The complaint, filed Monday in the House of Representatives, accuses Aquino of violating the constitution and betraying public trust by funding projects outside the Congress-approved budget.

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