With five senators voting “yes,” three voting “no,” and one absence, the full Senate adopted today, Thursday, the 28-page Impeachment Rules for the trial of Gov. Ralph DLG Torres, who was impeached by the Democrats-controlled House of Representatives for the commission of felonies, corruption, and neglect of duty.
The five who voted “yes” for the adoption were Senate president Jude U. Hofschneider (R-Tinian), floor leader Vinnie Sablan (R-Saipan), Sen. Victor B. Hocog (R-Rota), Sen. Karl King-Nabors (R-Tinian), and Sen. Francisco Cruz (R-Tinian).
Those who voted against the adoption were Sens. Paul A. Manglona (Ind-Rota), Teresita A. Santos (Ind-Rota), and Edith E. DeLeon Guerrero (D-Saipan).
Sen. Justo Quitugua (R-Saipan) was absent.
More details to follow.