Robredo: Sereno has yet to make up mind on Senate run | Inquirer News

Robredo: Sereno has yet to make up mind on Senate run

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 03:28 PM July 10, 2018

Until now, ousted Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has yet to make up her mind on a possible senatorial run in 2019, Vice President Leni Robredo said on Tuesday.

Robredo disclosed that for the first time, she and Sereno recently discussed the issue.


READ: Opposition now discussing Sereno’s Senate run



“Sinabi ko sa kanya (Sereno) na may mga nagno-nominate ng kaniyang pangalan para sa united opposition slate pero wala pang desisyon,” she said in a press briefing in Quezon City.

“Marami siyang tanong, iyong iba nasagot ko na, iyong iba hindi ko pa nasasagot. Pero I think, kailangan niya ng panahon para pag-isipan, kailangan niya ng panahon para mag-discern,” the Vice President.

READ: Sereno: No plan to run for Senate for now

What was clear, she said, was that Sereno would continue to fight dictatorship, a creeping authoritarianism and judicial reforms, which the latter has been advocating.

Robredo said there is also no decision yet whether the opposition would come up with a full or half slate

“Marami pang kailangang i-thresh out. Kailangan kasi iyong lahat na sasali, sumasang-ayon sa terms ng pag-unite. At iyon ay tuloy-tuloy naman iyong usapin,” she said.

What was agreed on so far was that the opposition must decide by September whether or not to come up with a common and full slate.

“…(K)ailangan mag-decide na by September kasi iyong filing, I think, is first week of October. So dapat by September, nakapag-decide na,” she added.  /muf

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