‘Impeachment too late’

Nograles: Chances slim, none

MANILA, Philippines—The Senate’s bombshell recommendation that President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo be impeached is a case of “too little, too late,” senators said Wednesday.

In fact, Sen. Joker Arroyo pointed out, the Senate could not compel Ombudsman Merceditas Gutierrez to initiate an impeachment proceeding against the President and even prosecute her husband and 10 others with whom she purportedly conspired to defraud the government and get kickbacks from the scrapped National Broadband Network (NBN) contract with ZTE Corp. of China.

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