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UNA shrugs off bid to disqualify Estrada

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UNA shrugs off bid to disqualify Estrada

/ 01:27 PM April 02, 2013

Rep. Toby Tiangco. FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) said it was never worried about efforts to disqualify former President Joseph Estrada as it was a “non-issue” to begin with.

“We were never worried about that,” said UNA campaign manager and Navotas Representative Toby Tiangco in a phone interview after the Commission on Elections threw out the disqualification complaint against the former leader.

And the fact that there was even a disqualification case against Estrada was “an admission that President Erap has the upperhand,” according to his son, San Juan Representative Joseph Victor “JV” Ejercito Estrada.

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The young Estrada deemed such cases as harassment to “winning candidates.”

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