Uniteam confirms Marcos not joining
Presidential aspirant Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. will not join the presidential debate organized by the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
In a statement on Monday, lawyer Vic Rodriguez, Marcos’ chief of staff and spokesperson, confirmed the camp’s non-participation in the presidential debate on Saturday.
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In a radio DWIZ interview on Saturday, Senator Imee Marcos advised her brother to participate in the presidential debate to answer “all” the criticisms.
On Sunday, Comelec said six presidential candidates already have submitted written confirmation that they will join the PiliPinas Debate, including former presidential spokesperson Ernesto Abella, Labor leader Leody de Guzman, Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, Senator Panfilo “Ping” Lacson, Senator Manny Pacquiao and former Defense Secretary Norberto Gonzales.
Vice President Leni Robredo, businessman Faisal Mangondato and lawyer/doctor Jose Montemayor have said they will participate in the debate. Read More