Senator Revilla leaves 2016 presidential bid to “destiny”

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Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. on Tuesday remained coy with his 2016 presidential bid, after his appointment as the new chairman of Lakas-CMD.

The senator downplayed talks on his plans for the 2016 polls in a press conference at the Manila Golf Club in Makati City, maintaining that the race for presidency was still far away.

“2013 muna, malayo pa ang 2016,” he told reporters.

Last week, House minority leader Danilo Suarez said many of Lakas’ members were considering fielding Revilla for president in 2016.

The senator said he was leaving it to destiny whether he would agree to his partymates’ decision to field him in the presidential polls. “I do believe in destiny. Darating at darating yan”

“Kung magdedesisyon ako, ibig sabihin, handa na ako (if I do decide, it means, I am ready),” he said.

For now, Revilla said that Lakas would be focusing on the midterm elections in May.

Revilla was named chairman of the political party during the press conference, switching places with Leyte Representative Ferdinand Martin Romualdez who now leads the political party as its president.

They vowed to strengthen and revitalize Lakas as a leading political party in the country for the May elections.

Lakas is preparing to field 30 congressional candidates and 800 to 900 local candidates for the midterm polls.

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  • ztefertilizerscam10

    PADRE DAMASO…
    RAMON REVILLA SR. FATHERED 80+ KIDS. IS THIS MORAL? RH BILL

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WWOTOJASNHRXAP77UNRETCZZGQ ulrich j

      walang problema  dyan  basta  sa  parokya  ni  padre  damaso  bibinyagan lahat..kpag sa  parokya ni edgar  bininyagan  may libre  kang toothpaste…

  • Pedro_Gil

    ang lakas naman ng apog nito hehehe. ay  oo nga pala lakas pala ito lakas ng apog.

  • $16638896

    naku po…maawa ka..pano naman ang destiny ng mga pinoy, di ka naman cguro mananalo.

  • Bunot-Supo

    With the personalities mentioned in their political party, they might as well change their name to Hina-CMD.  Hindi naman sila talagang malakas ngayon.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/TI55XLCNTWAACFSQMEP3AOSHPA Mita

    para sa ikabubuti ng bayan
    ang presidential bid mong iyan
    na walang mapapala ang kahit sino man
    ay iwanan mo na lang sa kangkungan

  • $23257130

    mabuhay si president bong revilla. ang tunay na pag asa ng bayan!

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BLLMDTEDB63SB5UGTZNT2DEX6Q Willie

      hahaha.

    • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

      MAMUHAY..SABAY SABAY YAN ANG SABI NI DERIK..LAHAT NG EXTRA SABAY SABAY

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4R3GZTGML26TV2VGS6RVHP2THM Fred

    Hindi kaya graceful exit ang palitan ng posisyon nina Revilla at Romualdez?
    Dahil kaya hindi sila effective sa dati nilang posisyon?
    Pagtagumpayan kaya nila ngayon?

  • Jun Go

    ano ba yan… sinimulan ni erap, ngayon si agimat naman…

    alamin nyo nga ang pwesto nyo sa lipunan, pwede po ba; mamulat kayo sa tunay na pakay nyo!

    walang masama ang ‘tumulong’ sa kapwa, may mas naaayong tungkulin para sa inyo kaysa sa pangpanguluhan.

    magkaron kayo ng tamang prinsipyo at ipaubaya ito sa iba.  sa mga butante, masyado na  tayong lunod sa ‘popularity vote'; dapat yung ‘competency and integrity’ naman.  

  • morale_reform

    “I do believe in destiny. Darating at darating yan…”  Seryoso???  Just considering the thought, my goodness, konting HIYA naman. Sa senado, kelan ka ba naging aktibo, diba nung lumabas lang ang scandal ni Katrina Halili??? After that, meron pa bang saysay ang pagkahalal mo? 

    Calling all bishops… what can you say about this?

  • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

    GO

    VINAY – BONG

    2016

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/WWOTOJASNHRXAP77UNRETCZZGQ ulrich j

      paktay  tyo dyan

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/BLLMDTEDB63SB5UGTZNT2DEX6Q Willie

      pano na si junggoy?

      • http://joboni96.myopenid.com/ joboni96

        baka si jayvee pa

  • calipso_2100

    “The senator said he was leaving it to destiny whether he would agree to his partymates’ decision to field him in the presidential polls.”

    Is that how a “public servant” decides?

    “I do believe in destiny. Darating at darating yan”
    Pang showbiz na sagot.  Wag ka ng makialam sa politika.  Mag full time artista ka na lang.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/WWOTOJASNHRXAP77UNRETCZZGQ ulrich j

    bong revilla jr..    meron ako espada  bago  pahiram ko  sa yo  ..alam mo  na  kung ano gagawin mo  ha….. 

  • FernandoBusi

    Kung papipiliin ako between a hyprocrite LP government vs a patently corrupt UNA government or kay Indio … pwede option D?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_GDLJBVQKYUSWJAK6ICQITGFTUU Toni

    Running for president daw !   hahaha…

    Leave it to destiny daw! hehehe

    Deep inside me… huhuhu

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/VS5EYSP4FPOTVQCJZ24NRE6Z2M Edgardo Mendoza

    BONG REVILLA 4 PRESIDENT STUPID IDIOT PINOY

    • pedronimo

       Correction: BOBONG 4 President.

  • dickenhead

    we are really in deep s******ht

  • GungGung

    Naks, at naghihintay ka pang sabihan ng tao na .. “tumakbo ka na pagkapangulo… ikaw nalang ang natirang matino…” bago mangyari ang destiny na yan?

  • Guest

    Invalido! Mag-amang invalido!

  • Shadows1

    As if may pag-asa ka sa 2016. haha Dream on
     

  • blahblah05

    this is how you ruin a perfect day.

  • http://twitter.com/alfs_alfs Pons Corpuz

    What the…..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_UWISP2YXGDQ7K2SIX2GI37B2EI Darwin

    Kung magdedesisyon ako, ibig sabihin handa na ako… – Revilla

    WTF does that statement mean?

    Andhe leaves it to destiny. WOW! Heavy. He really feels he was born to be the President. Am I in a different planet now?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_H6DOQ2XTESCE4IABT3LPXXQ2RA Bong

    susmaryosep… ginoo tabangi tawon mi!

  • dodong1

    DIYOS KO.. another actor maging presidente..talagang it’s more FUN (COMICAL) TALAGA ANG PILIPINAS…kung sino sino nalang talaga ang mga tatakbong presidente…ano ba ang nagawa nitong si revilla na ito sa bansa kundi puro pa pogi points lang…

  • pedronimo

    Kinakapa ni Revilla ang kanyang kapalaran, gaya ng pag-kapa niya sa mga chicks,

    • duviz7533

      pete,di niya kinapakapa ang kapalaran niya,kinakapa ni yan kakapalan niya

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5STEU22AD7YRHQSB6RE56ZDSYA J

    kapag sakali tumakbo itong si revilla at nanalo talagang totoo na bobo sa botohan ang pinoy. Pero sa isang banda may magandang mangyayari siguro dahil baka magpakamatay si GonGon.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NXV3F6YUQWDOA4HPYOFN5F2N3U Danyel

    God forbid…..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BLLMDTEDB63SB5UGTZNT2DEX6Q Willie

    Alam naman nating lahat na hindi mangyayaring magiging presidente kung si Bong Revilla kung botohan ang paguusapan eh. At alam nya rin yun. Pinoposisyon nya lang ang sarili nya sa posisyon na bise presidente ganito kaaga. Good luck, Bong! Pero sana naman, tapusin mo muna ang high school mo.

  • ike1684

    ano bang nagawa nito ni revilla sa senado at parang gusto pa nyang maging presidente? kakapalan talaga ng mukha ngaun..

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_4QAIR53YIPJLMPSQJZTOJIGBVI Jaz

    Please dear destiny, spare us from this senator.

  • judefawley

    This is the biggest joke ever. Mahiya ka naman sa sarili mo Bong, wag ka nang tatakbo please lang, Ipapahamak mo pa ang bansa natin.

  • duviz7533

    may kahihiyan pa ang Pilipinas di sila papayag sa ambition mo

  • duviz7533

    parang ang amo niya jpe di pala ito…tabla ang mukha

  • duviz7533

    pang ang amo niyang is jpe din pala ito..tabla din ang mukha

  • lakayamaya

    this time i want senator Santiago to comment on this “destiny”.

  • AllinLawisFair

    Pwede ba Ginoong Senador Revilla, hanggang sa Senado na lang kayo? Doon nga nahihirapan na kayong tuparin ang inyong tungkulin, mag presidente pa kayo?  Hinti titulo lang iyan, Trabaho iyan?

  • krizzibarra

    spare us please from these incompetent, dishonorable actors in politics. sana kuhanin na sila kaagad ni lord.

  • http://www.facebook.com/danilo.navarro.946 Danilo Navarro

    KAWAWA ANG PINAS …

  • Jake Lopez

    Napagkaisahan lang ng Forces of Evil na patakbuhin si Revilla para mahati ang boto.
     

  • http://www.facebook.com/people/Melchor-Sonza/100002356861753 Melchor Sonza

     konting tingin nmn sa kakayahan revilla,,isip isipin mong mabuti kung anung kakayahan mo maging presidente,,,wag ka lang basta susugod dhil sa udyok ng mga bwetre alam mong gagamitin ka lng ng mga yan,,wag kang uto uto,,gang jan ka na lng sa posisyon mo wag nmn sobrang ambisyoso,,di masamang tumakbo kang presidente,,pero ang mangyayari nyan dummy ka lng,,,bakit di sila ang tumakbo dhil mas my pinag aralan sila,,bakit ikaw??dhil sikat artista ganun??HINDI TAKBUHAN GAYA NG PELIKULA,,ANG PAGPATAKBO NG ISANG BANSA,,,KONTING HIYA NMN PO JAN,,

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/T6LZKWWWOJTNBOOZJVX4FLC5MA Marcela

    padestiny-destiny ka pa! sus ginoo! ewan ko kung ilang privileged speeches ang ginawa mo na pero ang tanda ko isa lang at yun pang kay hayden kho.

  • mavtan

    Talaga lang! Umaasa pa ha!

  • KonsensyaNgBayan

    Tell that to your 80 plus step-moms and Genelyn Magsaysay to campaign for you. Where did your father got all the financial support to all your siblings….NO to Revilla’s…..Kabayan tayo lang ang makakapagbago sa atin lipunan. Bumoto ng tama at wasto.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Dyos ko! Umasa bobong ito. Hahahaha.

  • indiosbravos2002

    Bong Revilla ADIK! High ka ba?

  • indiosbravos2002

    Kaya nag-anak ng isang barangay si Revilla Sr., para naman may bomoto kay Bong. 80 sure votes. Isama na yong mga tsiks nya… Si Gretchen, si Ruffa Mae atbp…

    Tangek! Di dahil ma teevee show kang “indio” maboboto ka nang presidente. Bobo!

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