Legarda: Estrada called to assure her of his support

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Senator Loren Legarda. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

GUMACA, Quezon—Senator Loren Legarda said she was surprised to receive a call from ousted president Joseph Estrada last Friday night assuring her of his continued support for her reelection bid.

“President Estrada sounded very malambing (sweet), telling me that we continue to be friends,” Legarda told reporters in an impromptu interview here on Monday.

Observers noted that Estrada’s gesture could be an effort at damage control, especially after Sen. Francis Escudero, another reelectionist, revealed last week he had received information that Estrada is now campaigning against him.

Escudero and Legarda, along with third Team PNoy official senatorial candidate Grace Poe Llamanzares, are the guest candidates dropped from the Senate lineup of the United Nationalist Alliance for their failure to show up at UNA’s provincial sorties.

While their deletion from UNA’s rolls resulted in further tension between Escudero and Estrada, the former president made sure Legarda would not entertain the same suspicion of an alleged smear campaign spearheaded by him.

Legarda said it was the former president’s son, Senate President Pro Tempore Jinggoy Estrada, who called her and gave the line to his father.

“I greatly appreciate President Estrada calling me through Jinggoy to assure that we are very good friends,” she said.

Legarda added some local officials from Pangasinan and Cebu told her that Jinggoy put in a good word for her when he visited there.

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  • John_Galt_II

    Trapo ang buwisit na babae na to!

    • Javaman

      Ay nako tama ka pre!!

  • http://www.yellowmythbusters.gov.ph/ Weder-Weder Lang

    Jan ka mabibilib kay Lolo Erap. Kahit may edad na, marunong pa rin manuyo ng babae. Si PNoy, hanggang crush na lang. Tapos kwestyonable pa ang kasarian ni PNoy, kaya sya iniwan nina Shalani at Grace. Si Totoy PNoy nga naman.

  • anton kinuton

    tell erap, thanks but  no thanks. alam niya kasi na mananalo ka kaya kunwari tutulungan  ka niya. you can handily win even without his support,

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_E3CE56OQVPC4RPYD2NR4VD3SUE Bert

    Nagkagulo at nagpatayan na sa Sabah, politika pa rin inatupag ng mga KUM*AG…..

  • dorothyanne88

    Talagang artistang pang famas si para sa mahirap erap Porke alam niyang mataas ang rating ni Legarda at di natitinag na no. 1 ay nagpapasiklab siya para sabihin na kung nanalo si Legarda ay nakatulong siya. Hoy kulangot erap mas mabuti pang tumahimik ka lang kasi baka malaglag pa siya ay ikaw ang masisi. Bugok lang ang boboto sa iyo sa Manila. At siguradong pag natalo kay si Pnoy ang sisisihin mo. Sabihin mong sigurado na kagagawan ng makinarya niya

  • xuaeenr

    namamangka sa dalawang ilog si Erap… with UNA candidates and with PNOY candidates. bigote moves talaga.

  • TuwadNaDaan

    Walang mapagpilian puro mga balimbing from 
    Marcos-Aquino, 
    Cory- FVR,
     Cory-Enrile, 
    Cory-GMA, 
    Cory-Erap, 
    Erap-Angara, 
    Simeon, Pork Drilon, Palenkera Roxas-GMA, 
    Angara-Erap, 
    GMA-Angara, 
     Simeon, Pork Drilon, Palenkera Roxas-Erap, 
    Enrile-GMA
    Enrile-Erap, 
    Guingona-Cory,
     Guingona-Erap,
     Guingona-GMA, 
    Guingona-Simeon Bodex, 
    Legarda-GMA-,
     Legarda-FPJ-Erap,
     Legarda-Villar, 
    Legarda-Simeon,
     Simeon-Erap,
     Villar-,Erap
    Villar – GMA
    Villar – Simeon
     Zubiri-GMA, 
    Zubiri-Erap, 
    Madrigal-Erap,
     Madrigal-Simeon.
    Escudero – Erap
    Escudero – Binay
    Escudeo – Simeon
    Cayetano – GMA
    Cayetano – Erap
    Cayetano – Simeon
    Joker – Cory
    Joker – GMA
    Santiago – GMA
    Santiago – Erap
    Santiago – Simeon
    Abad-Dinky-GMA
    Abad-Dinky-Simeon
    Ampatuan-Cory
    Ampatuan-GMA
    Pakyaw-GMA
    Pakyaw-Villar
    Pakyaw-Noynoy
    Pakyaw-Erap
    Sotto-GMA
    Sotto-Erap
    Recto-Vilma-GMA
    Recto-Vilma-Simeon
    Kiko-GMA
    Kiko-Simeon
    Lacson-Erap
    Lacson-Simeon
    Trillanes-Erap
    Trillanes-Simeon
    Koko-Nene-GMA
    Koko-Nene-Erap
    Koko-Simeon
    Gordon-GMA
    Gordon-Erap
    Duterte-GMA
    Duterte-Simeon

    • maypakialamtayo

      natawa ako sa pork drilon, pare ang pangalan nya ay franklin, pero tunog pa rin ng iyak ng baboy ano? frank, frank, frank.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AX7A65HBPOATKIEDV77LOLRVUM Colokoy

    Trapo! laos ka na. ilang taon kana  naging senator pero wala kang ginawa para sa mga mahihirap.. magaling lng kayo sa pork barrel

    • maypakialamtayo

      di ba nangangako na naman, yung ipinangako nung 2007 ay di pa natupad!, ewan ba bakit yung mga kababayan natin hindi siguro iniisip yun.

  • Javaman

    Legarda is a lady butterfly in politics, the neopolitics of our time is to shop a party that can assure you of your winning. TRAPO talaga!!! when somebody called me for assurance for the support parang sinabi mo na sa bayan na common fuuckkme its ok!

  • GuRamoy

    what’s new with this political butterfly?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/NRGQYNUDJZXCLCMTGHLFPCSP3E Dexter

    In your face CHIZ!! but don’t mind them, you will surely win.  

  • sigbinko

    Legarda will win  without Erap’s support..  Si erap talaga uo,  hihihi …

  • sam_aquino

    bolero si erap, lalo pa pag babae kausap… 

    ilang babae na ba nilambingan nya???  inanakan nga ung iba, tsk, tsk…

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

    One trying to put one over the other.

  • Guest

    Dalawang Cayetano, dalawang Estrada sa Senado. Wala na bang ibang
    makikita sa Senado. Nakakasawa ha.

    • boybakal

       Meron….Mag amang Enrile, mag asawang Villar, mag tatay na Angara at marami pang iba.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/3GHRLDIOQBDNBI54IPJMWFP45A Johnny

    Millions lang ba talaga habol ninyo?

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/AXCBIEQ6EZJ2U7HYYM2Y7YEETM Angelo

    support of erap is needless for sen. legarda’s re- election bid. erap just wants to brag himself that he can deliver a massive popular vote for sen. legarda. this move of erap is another vested political interest when the time comes. his famous campaign slogan “erap para sa mahirap” is only a pretension to win the poor electorate and such slogan is a slap to the face of each educated or hardworking Filipino. erap’s popularity capitalizes on the reliance of the poor Filipinos to politicians like him.  

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_ELTWKJPUAIB6ANDT4KSL7BSATA Shalani

    nakow baka magselos ang isang panot dyan

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/55XNXOYBNF6BG3EWOM5V4YMWXM Pedro

    DAHIL  LANG SA  SUSUPORTAHAN KA, OK  NA  KAYO  NG  CONVICTED  PLUNDERER ! Di ba  ikaw  yung  may paiyak-iyak  pa  nung  ayaw  buksan yung  2nd envelop sa  impeachment  trial ! Talagang  times have  changed. .   Nawala  na  ang prinsipyo. . . itinapon na ba  sa hangin? Sori po, ayaw ko sa walang  prinsipyong tao, HIND  KA  NAMIN  MAIBOBOTO !!

  • maypakialamtayo

    baka naman bibigay ka kaagad ah! di na rin tatayo yung kanya.

  • richard ortega

    it will do you more harm than good. UNA sa pagnanakaw, UNA sa pandaraya, UNA sa kalokohan

  • Guest

    5. O kayong mga Estrada tantanan n’yo na si Chiz, tinanggal nyo na nga
    sa UNA kung ano-ano pang paninira ang ginagawa n’yo sa kanya.

  • http://profile.yahoo.com/G2UFL7BAIFFUU6TIW4FFAPTVV4 Ghost

    Loren could have responded to Erap’s offer of support by simply saying, “No, thanks.”
    Only two words but nothing could be more politically, morally, and ethically correct than that.

    Instead she felt proud. She just lose my vote. Sorry but Im not voting for anyone who owes the slightest debt of gratitude to a convicted plunderer.

  • InaLorenzo

    wow that was shocking! wahahah didnt expect that

    • JewelAgoncillo

      didnt expect it nga eh! hahaha who would have known

  • CarlosAcantillado

    thats amazing that erap would still continue to support legarda

    • SelenaKatayama

      yea thats really impressive!

  • TinaCarunungan

    praning lang ata si chiz…

  • Guest

    So imbes na buhayin ni Erap ang Maynila, baka lalong mamatay ang Maynila
    sa kanya. Delikado talaga.

  • clowela_liezel

    Si Erap oportnistang pulitiko yan. Kakaibigan ka niyan sa umpisa pero
    pag katagalan ilalaglag ka rin niyan kapag di ka na mapakinabangan.

     

  • Guest

    Si Erap, walang kaibi-kaibigan sa kanya. Basta’t gustong niyang ilaglag,
    gagawin niya.

  • Guest

    Kaya ganoon na lang ang galit ni Susan Roces kay Erap dahil nilaglag
    niya si FPJ noong 2004 elections. Di nga tinulungang manalo.

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