Philippines – Surprisingly, VP Leni Robredo’s extensive course of wisdom is finished and she has gone to a choice: She is running for president in the 2022 decisions, which she accepts is essential to finishing President Rodrigo Duterte‘s image of administration.
In view of this, Robredo made the declaration, only two days after her opponent previous Sen. Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr., child and namesake of the late despot Ferdinand Marcos, said he is running for president in the following year’s surveys
[A] ICYMI: Leni Robredo declares her candidacy for president in 2022— Leni Robredo (@lenirobredo) October 7, 2021
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Whenever they first went head to head was during the 2016 bad habit official race, where Robredo arose as the victor. Robredo prevailed upon Marcos again in the ensuing discretionary dissent stopped by the despot’s child, which was collectively trashed by the Supreme Court.
The VP has said that Marcos making a bid for Malacañang would be one reason that would push her to run for president, alongside being picked as the leading figure of an assembled resistance. 1Sambayan has embraced Robredo for president in front of her declaration, which left a few individuals from the resistance alliance worried that this would close the entryway on solidarity converses with other non-organization players in the political field.
Preceding reporting her official bid, Robredo had been occupied with exchanges among other non-organization lawmakers, including official competitors Sens. Ping Lacson and Manny Pacquiao and Manila Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, to manufacture solidarity and think of a solitary ticket that would challenge Duterte’s blessed wagers for the 2022 surveys.
She was likewise associated with her office’s quite adulated programs in light of the pandemic, yet she actually performs inadequately in pre-political race reviews, with the most recent Pulse Asia survey showing that just 8% of Filipinos would decide in favor of her for president.
In past interviews, Robredo said she is undeterred by her low numbers, calling attention to that she began a similar when she competed for the bad habit administration.