The drama at the House of Representatives on July 23 was one for the books that would give TV anthologies a run for their money.

See how the plot to unseat House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez unfolded in the Lower House few minutes before the arrival of President Rodrigo Duterte for his State of the Nation Address in the series of video.

Rep. Rolando Andaya Jr. read the manifesto of support for Pampanga Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo as the new House Speaker

Presidential spokesman Harry Roque documenting the House drama as members cast their votes for the nee House Speaker sans any working audio system


newly-elected House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo

House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo and her supporters for photo-ops at the rostrum

President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the Batasang Pambansa shortly before 4 p.m.

President Duterte was welcomed by ousted House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez

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