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Palace on possible Sereno Senate run: Let her declare and let people decide

By: - Reporter / @NCorralesINQ
/ 01:37 PM June 21, 2018

Let Filipinos decide on the fate of ousted chief justice Maria Lourdes Sereno should she decide to run as senator, Malacañang said on Thursday.

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Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said Sereno appeared “to have accepted her fate” after the Supreme Court upheld on Tuesday her ouster through a quo warranto petition.

“I have said it over and over again that the court is the final arbiter of all legal controversies. Love the decision, hate the decision, we need to accept the decision. Former Chief Justice Sereno appears to have accepted her fate. Let’s do the same,” Roque said in a Palace briefing.

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After the High Court decided her ouster with finality, Sereno said she would continue defending the country’s laws and institutions.

Liberal Party President and Sen. Senator Francis Pangilinan said Sereno was welcome to join the party’s Senate slate for 2019.

Sereno’s spokesperson, Josa Deinla, had earlier said the former chief justice was thinking of the option of running as senator.

Sought for comment, Roque said, “Her plans are personal. Let her declare and let the people decide.”  /muf

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