Palace: VP could have discussed this with Noy

  • Page Views 2258
  • palaceMalacañang yesterday rebuked Vice President Jejomar Binay for hitting the administration that he was part of for the last five years just because of his political plans. “The Vice President, in opening the next chapter of his political life, has chosen a path that will define him not only as an official but as a person. For our part, we note his past service to the Aquino Cabinet. We note furthermore that in the five years of service to President Aquino, he has never spoken ill of the governance policies of the President,” presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said.

    “Still, he has made the unfortunate choice to commence his presidential run with statements that he could have otherwise discussed with the President as a Cabinet member but chose not to,” he added.

    Without entertaining questions and leaving the allegations of corruption against him unanswered, Binay described the Aquino administration as “numb and a failure” in addressing the needs of the people.

    Binay declared he would now lead the opposition, saying he was seeing the hand of the administration in the moves to hit and harass him and his family when reforms under Aquino’s daang matuwid (straight path) policy could not be felt, especially by the poor.

    The Vice President also said the administration was practicing “selective justice” as those involved in  anomalies were being spared, noting the Disbursement Acceleration Program and the Priority Development Assistance Fund, the Metro Rail Transit 3 extortion case, the Mamasapano incident, among others that he pointed out have not been adequately addressed. He said Aquino’s straight path was a sham and that if the intention was to make him withdraw from the presidential derby, his political foes would not succeed.

    Former President and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada expressed confidence that Binay will overcome the attacks against him. Estrada also remained confident that Binay is still  the top presidential candidate in 2016.

    “He will overcome it. He still has high trust rating,” he said.(A. Calica, J. R. Clapano PS)

    Share

    Leave a Reply

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

    New Posts Recently publish post More

    • 08 April 2021
      5 days ago No comment

      Luis and Jessy Mendiola get married

      Jessy Mendiola is now officially Mrs. Manzano! Celebrity couple Jessy Mendiola and Luis Manzano on Sunday revealed that they are already married. Mendiola made the confirmation through a 5-minute video posted on her Youtube channel, as well as a post on her Instagram page. The video showed the couple’s ...

    • 08 April 2021
      5 days ago No comment

      Canada COVID-19 cases breach 1 million as third wave hits

      It came from no less than the Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Canada is now battling a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, COVID-19 cases in the country have surpassed the one million mark as the third wave ripples across the nation. Canada has recorded 1,001,650 cases since the ...

    • covid-virus
      02 April 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      B.C.’s COVID-19 on new restrictions

      Dr. Bonnie Henry, B.C.’s provincial health officer, and Adrian Dix, Minister of Health, have issued the following joint statement regarding updates on the COVID-19 response in British Columbia: “Today we are reporting three periods: from March 26 to 27, we had 936 new cases; from March 27 to 28, ...

    • 02 April 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Juan on Juan : Pat and Bert Parungao

      Soulmates.  When two people are brought together, and they easily fit into each other like peas in a pod, with the same hopes, ideals and drive to serve others, that’s finding one’s soulmate. That describes Pat and Bert Parungao. Bert who is from Tarlac and Pat who was born ...

    • 01 April 2021
      2 weeks ago No comment

      Duterte keeps ‘em guessing about 2022 plans

      The Philippines will hold its next election for president in 2022, and the country’s incumbent top leader may not be ready to exit the scene. Speculations are rife in political circles that President Rodrigo Duterte could end up as the new Vice President. Duterte may yet run as second ...

    %d bloggers like this: