The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo defended her absence in the course of the Tuesday’s (July 11) preliminary convention of the election protest of former Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. the place the 2 have been supposed to face one another.
“Talagang hindi naman siya dadalo dahil mayroon siyang appointment sa probinsiya nila sa Naga,” mentioned her counsel, election lawyer Romulo Macalintal throughout an interview with DZRH.
“At saka hindi naman siya required kasi na siya ay dumalo doon sa preliminary hearing,” he additionally identified.
Marcos was current in the course of the preliminary convention held earlier than the Supreme Court (SC) sitting as Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET).
Also on Tuesday, Marcos totally paid the P66 million required by the PET from him for his election protest.
On the opposite hand, Robredo nonetheless has to pay P7.four million out of the P15.four million requested by PET.