Vice President Leni Robredo has criticized former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. for utilizing the cash his household supposedly stole from the Filipino folks to fund his election protest.
Facing college students of the University of the Philippines Los Baños in a management discussion board Friday (April 21), Robredo stated she is satisfied Marcos knew he misplaced within the 2016 elections.
“Ang akin lang nakakalungkot na marami pang kautangan sa bayan, na hindi pa nababayaran. At iyong kautangan na iyon, iyon din ang ginagamit para makabalik sa kapangyarihan. Iyon iyong para sa akin nakakalungkot,” she stated.
“Tapos na iyong eleksyon, feeling ko alam naman niya na hindi siya nanalo. Feeling ko alam niya naman iyon. Pero iyong desire na makabalik sa kapangyahiran, iyon iyong nakakatakot,” Robredo added.
Earlier this week, Marcos paid P36 million to the Supreme Court as the primary installment of the required price for his electoral protest to push by way of. He stated the cash was raised by his supporters.
The Supreme Court, sitting because the Presidential Electoral Tribunal, ordered Marcos to pay P66.2 million for the retrieval of election supplies for his protest in opposition to Robredo.
Despite missing the struggle chest Marcos has, Robredo stated she is decided to dam Marcos from regaining energy.
“Pero iyong sa akin kahit hindi pantay, kahit hindi pantay iyong aming pinanggagalingan ay gagawin ko ang lahat para siguraduhin na hindi siya makakabalik,” she stated.
“Tingin ko hanggang may tapang lumaban, hanggang may malakas pa ang loob na labanan ang pagbabalik sa kapangyahiran, hindi imposible,” Robredo added.