VERA FILES FACT CHECK: Roque flip-flops on ‘culture of impunity’

Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque contradicted himself when he said the Aquino administration shares the blame for the “culture of impunity” in the country.

A month ago, he insisted such culture did not exist after two town mayors were killed consecutively.

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(Guided by the code of principles of the International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter, VERA Files tracks the false claims, flip-flops, misleading statements of public officials and figures, and debunks them with factual evidence. Find out more about this initiative and our methodology.)


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