Estrada: Plan to drop 3 candidates from UNA not yet final

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Former President Joseph Estrada

MANILA, Philippines—The plan to drop the three common senatorial candidates his United Nationalist Alliance shares in common with the administration’s Team PNoy — Grace Poe-Llamanzares and  senators Francis Escudero and Loren Legarda —is not yet final, former President Joseph Estrada said Friday.

Estrada made the disclosure in an interview at the signing of an election covenant among local candidates in Manila. He said the decision on whether to drop the three candidates from the UNA slate would be made by the coalition’s three bigwigs, namely, namely Vice President Jejomar Binay, Senate President Juan Ponce Enrile and himself.

When asked what UNA’s threshold of patience was for the continued failure of the three candidates to attend UNA campaign sorties, Estrada replied, “We cannot say how long we can tolerate their non-attendance of our campaign sorties, but the decision will be made soon.’’

He added that as of this time, no decision on the fate of the three common bets have been made, but it will have to come from UNA’s acknowledged leaders.

“The three of us have to discuss the possibility of their exclusion from the UNA slate   if it happens, and soon,’’ Estrada said.

Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco, UNA campaign manager, said earlier that Llamanzares, Escudero and Legarda should decide whether they will campaign for LP and not join UNA rallies.

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  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_EDXEVEFHW2ZT5VWHDWBNM6XGE4 RyanE

    Without the 3 common candidates in its slate, UNA will just look like a bunch of rejects.. hehehe

    • jgl414567

      Not only rejects but sons and daughters of crooks, shame on them!!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3TWVIBNBHJIBKXLUC5IT2JYM5E Harry

    “Estrada: Plan to drop 3 candidates from UNA not yet final” ………. but the 3 have already dropped UNA?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PFXLHJOC3FJ36EOVXLV4BAZ5RQ Marcial

     TEAM UNA finally realized that they need the THREE common candidates because recent survey shows that they are about to lose this election and slowly but surely, the TEAM Pnoy is making much headway in their campaign.

    This three common candidates can add votes for them that is why they could not easily dump them because it is a complete suicide for their party if they will do that.

    Team UNA will eat the dust during election day and TEAM Pnoy will be the one taking the majority of the senate seat.

    I wonder what’s running in Toby Tiangco’s mind with this kind of statement from his fellow corrupt officials. I hope that Tiangco will accept the fact that TEAM UNA will not win the majority of the SENATE SEAT.

    Team Pnoy is much much better than TEAM UNA, not only because of TUWID na DAAN, but also due to their recent economic achievements and fight against corruption.

    • http://profile.yahoo.com/4NFIW4IGAWDC4FBDYTO5PTRBIU Ed Angeles

      Look at it this way. Kung si Koko Pimentel, president ng PDP-Laban ang unang-unang nag laglag sa UNA eh di mas lalo na sina Chiz, Loren, and Grace kasi hindi naman sila talagang taga loob ng mga partido ng Three Kings of Kalokohan. Ayaw nila madungisan ng Tatlong Hari ng Kasamaan.

  • brunogiordano

    “Estrada: Plan to drop 3 candidates from UNA not yet final”

    Binasted na kayo umaasa pa kayo.

    IYAK na lang.

    Tulad kayo ng mga basang sisiw at tiopeng manok ngayon.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/BFQWTB3Z6DK76IWGHUMC4NO5JY Isang Pilipino

    UNA needs the 3 more than the 3 needing UNA. Anyway, the 3 won’t support UNA in the senate. They’ll always be on LPs side.

    Maybe Chiz, Loren, and Grace don’t recognize the endorsing power of the Three Kings of Plunderers.

  • marlaw

    BINIBITIN PA NI ERAP ANG PAGLAGLAG SA 3 GUEST CANDIDATES PARA PAG USAPAN NG MEDIA AT MAKADAGDAG SA MEDIA MILEAGE NG UNA. BUMENTA NA ANG GANITONG ISTILO MR. PLUNDERER KAYA WAG NIYO NG PINAGLOLOKO PA ANG TAUMBAYAN. KUNG HINDI MAN SUMASAMA SA KAMPANYA NG TROPA NIYO ANG TATLO MALINAW LAMANG NA MAGKAIBA ANG PLATAPORMA NIYO AT DOON SILA NANINIWALA SA PLATAPORMA NG LP. KAYA ILAGLAG NIYO NA DAHIL BUKING NA YANG ISTILO NIYO NG PAGSESELF-PITY.

  • hopeless_na

    Believe ako kay Chiz, Loren and Grace, pero… pag in-endorse sila ng Three Kings of Corruptions, hindi ko sila iboboto.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

    nakakasawa at nakakarindi na ang balitang eto, pagkatapos ni tianko, si nognog, ngayon si asiong, bukas si lolong enrile na naman, hanggang kailan kayo magbabanta? nakakaawang nakakatawa kayo…

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

    Ito ang Pilipinas. Ang lumalabas na nagdedesisyun para sa kinabukasan ng bayan ay ex-con-ex-president at mga corrupt officials na tinaguriang 3-Kingkoys. Sa totoo lang ang desisyun ginagawa nila ay para lamang sa kanilang sarili at pamilya. 
    Kailan kaya mangyayari na gagamitin ng mga mamamayan ang kanilang utak para sa pagpili kung sino ang mamumunu sa bayan?

  • jgl414567

    Only in the Philippines do we have an ex-convict, plunderer former president who is so shameless to still lead a coalition party and run for public office and still get at least 9,000,000 votes! This only means that there are still many Filipinos who are stubborn and stupid and doesn’t care about their country! 

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    Ang bobo talaga ng mga Pinuno ng United Nakaw Alliance. E hindi na nga nagpapakita sa mga rally ninyo ang tatlo e. Panay patutsada ninyong tatanggalin ninyo hindi pa rin sumasama sa inyo. Ibig sabihin kayo ang gusto humabol sa tatlo. Wala naman kasi kayong maipagmamalaki e. Puro kayo magnanakaw sa UNA! Pwe!

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_XALR35ENV2XKV327BZGZ7Q5Z5Q Ernesto

    tanggalin nyo kung gusto nyo ,wag salita

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/Z6NPU55BZPII5LOVO7HQCSVQXQ Conrado de QUIYOT

    RE-ELECT MAYOR LIM FOR MAYOR OF MANILA….
    REVOKE THE ILLEGAL PARDON GIVEN BY A  FAKE PRESIDENT TO PLUNDERER ERAP….
    SEND HIM BACK TO JAIL TO ROT TILL KINGDOM COMES…

  • regd

    Kapalmuks! The worst part is, my mother still support this guy I don’t know why! 
    I’m so pi$$ed off I wanted to be adopted by another family.

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_5UOZM4PWIDKO7G64HL3PPMXUTM Constantine

    The three common candidates have already made their choice and they have chosen LP. Anu pa ba ang gusto ng tatlong hari ng kasamaan at kadiliman? Gusto ninyo kasama ang tatlo kasi ang mga 9 ninyong kandidato ay puro reject anu?

  • Luthmar

    Isa lang ang posibleng sagot ni Chiz, Loren at Grace:   NATAKOT KAMI!

    • pcosmachine

      Isa pang posibleng sagot ni Chiz, Loren at Grace:

      NATAUHAN KAMI!

  • AllinLawisFair

    It is quite obvious that three senator candidates common to both TEAM PINOY and UNA do not want to be tainted by the stigma of the latter. They know that this party is a conglomeration of corrupt, selfish and questionable personalities, a cocktail of the corrupt whom they do not want to be mixed up with.

    The three – Senators Legarda and Escudero and candidate Grace Poe know that UNA is a liability.

  • John_Galt_II

    Tatlo lang ang talagang gusto nilang manalo. Yung anak ni Plunderer, anak ni Maligno at anak ni Lolong. Yung iba inuuto lang nila para pampadami. Ginagamit lang nila. Pero malapit ng mag away-away ang mga yan. Walang kwenta ang pinagmulan kaya walang patutunguhan.

  • kapayapaan_1900

    Why dilly-dallying to drop the common candidates in your line-up?  That is a sign of weakness rarely seen from Asiong’s character portrayed both in the world of make believe and real life.  Does UNA beginning to self-doubt their political prowess despite repeated pronouncement in our face that this election is just a “three versus one” affair?  Come on!  UNA doesn’t need them.  They have the current VP still masked as a true public servant, who without any sign of humility, keeps bragging “I’m the number one” who people trust.  They have the ever durable SP, who despite his despicable crimes committed against his own people, continues to lord over us out of fear.  Lastly, they have the ex-president who, despite being convicted of plunder and pardoned by a fellow convicted ex-president, continues to command blind loyalty from the unlearned and uninformed sector of our society.  UNA does not have anything to be scared of.  Unless they are afraid that NAGIGISING NA ANG MGA TAO SA MATAGAL NA PAGKAKABANGUNGOT.  

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/K2VH54C4AM2UFEVSVA7GDCNLVY Rizal

    It is only the beginning of the campaign period and UNA is already talking about dropping 3 of its adopted candidates. Soon they’ll be talking about completely disbanding their rank and just be left  with the 3 Crocs. .

  • Pogi=”No To Political Dynasty”

    Ikaw naman Joseph: Ang sabihin mo kayo ang humahabol sa tatlo dahil sayang din ang boto nila para sa mga anak nyo ni Binay at iba pa. Kaya nga nanalo si Binay dahil kay Escudero. Bulahin mong kabit mo huwag kami.

  • UrHONOR

    GAGAWING final diumano pagkatapos ng ELECTION.  Ganyan dumisisyon ang 3 stooges!

  • 33Sambuang2

    ano ba yan…… mas makakabuti sa tatlo na di sumama sa inyo kasi puro kayo babaero, sugarol,berdugo ng martial law, smuggler. kakahiya kayo

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/PQPOCGSITYMSD2UTYIN4TJP56U Rene

    tomorrow’s headline, “ENRILE MULLS ON DROPPING Chiz,Loren and Grace”….

  • iCarLes

    Pag nanalo ang UNA
    Pilipinas lulobog sa UNAng
    UNAng sa IMF
    UNAng sa World Bank
    UNAng sa Tsina, Japan at Korea
    UNAhan ko na kayo
    Mga UNAng Ina nyo!!

  • Labandera1

    UNA kay rami ng winasak na tahanan
    UNA kay rami ng perang nakurakot
    UNA kay rami ng taong tinatakot
    UNA kay rami ng taong bogbog sarado
    UNA kay rami ng taong biglang naglaho
    UNA kay rami ng batang biglang naulila
    UNA kay rami ng babaeng naging kirida
    UNA kay rami ng babaeng naging byuda
    UNA kay rami ng buhay na inutang…
    OH UNA layuan mo ako

    To Chiz, Loren at Poe itabi ang UNA sa daang maganda at
     e-rampa ang Liberal Party sa tuwid na daan. Itaktak niyo na ang UNA. For the sake of the Pilipino people please abandon the stinking and sinking ship of UNA party the great pretentenders…..

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/UWXUQZQDNSRTVWMFCUHAYA7OOA John

    Mga politko kalimutan niyo ang politics tulungan niyo ang mga kababayan niyong in trouble sa Sabah they need helps postpond niyo ang election and all of you go to Sabah to fight against the Malaysian and that is the reality di yong puro lang kayong bunganga na wala namang kabuluhan ang mga sinasabi. puro kayong bugok. Nilalapa na ang mga muslim brothers niyo kayo puro pasarap sa buhay

    • 33Sambuang2

      mauna ka. dala ka ng tirador. gunggong

  • http://twitter.com/Rberitz AIR

    Nakakaawa kayo kung ayaw nyo sa kanila eh di huwag nyo iboto……….. puro kayo mura puro kayo magaling, ang tao nga naman LAGI NA BAD SIDE ANG NAKIKITA PERO ANG GOOD NA NAGAWA BINABALE WALA. ang pilipinas kahit sino pa ang ilagay nyo after marcos dina uunlad sa DAMI NG KURAKOT NA POLITIKO. KAHIT SINO DINYO KILALA MGA YAN pero kahit lahat sila kurakot meron parin natutulong kahit konti. still KURAKOT PARIN. much better wala nang iboto sa election sa kahit sinong kandidato kung lahat ng tao against sa magkabilang kandidato.

  • 33Sambuang2

    di ilaglag na ninyo sa una. kasi naman kayong tatlong haring ugok, kahit na sa partido nyo pa yan sila ang mananalo at hindi yong mga pulpol ninyong kandidato lalo na yong mamamatay taong anak ng smuggler

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