President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Philippine Star The malpractice cannot go on. It must be corrected. Otherwise, the inutility of these investigations will become more and more apparent and the public will lose faith in its usefulness and will look at it only for entertainment value,Arroyo said.
Juan Ponce Enrile in Manila Bulletin Enrile said this would be the first time that the Senate is asking MalacaÃ±ang to "fire" its officials for alleged "ineptness, inefficiency, inutility, and lack of effort."
Francis Escudero in ABS CBN News It is Mrs. Arroyo who has been flouting the Constitution at every opportunity. She has been violating our people's rights and she has been trying to reduce the Senate to inutility,Escudero said.