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‘Stupid’ senators prompted Gadon to run in 2019 elections

/ 03:20 PM October 12, 2018

Atty. Larry Gadon. Phot by Faye Orellana/INQUIRER.net

Atty. Larry Gadon is running for Senator in the 2019 elections, and his motivation for doing so is this simple: Too many “stupid” legislators at the Senate.

According to Gadon, these senators must be replaced. He thinks he could be the best replacement as he expressed confidence that he would win the election next year.

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“Ang dami kasing bobo sa Senado eh, dapat palitan na ‘yan.  Unang-una si Trillanes, si Pangilinan, si Hontiveros, you can quote me on that,” he said before filing his certificate of candidacy at the Commission on Elections (Comelec) in Intramuros, Manila.

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“Well may mga iba pang bobo, gaya ni Drilon.  Basta kumakampi sila sa issue na hindi naman tama, like for example ‘yong ousting ni Sereno,” he added.

When he asked how he would foster a working relationship with Liberal Party senators in case he gets elected, his answer was a stern warning against opposition lawmakers.

“Hindi ko iha-handle, ang question dito ay papaano nila ako iha-handle.  Dahil di ko naman sila uurungan, Chief Justice nga hindi ko inuurungan eh,” Gadon proudly said.

The lawyer, who filed an impeachment complaint against former Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, went viral on social media after he badmouthed her supporters, calling them “bobo” (stupid).

Gadon said that despite his role in the removal of Sereno from office, he was not given and does not expect any favors from the current government.

“Even after the ouster of Sereno, I did not ask for any position, I had a meeting with President Duterte, I did not ask for anything,” Gadon said.  “Hanggang ngayon wala akong hinihingi. In fact, I don’t beg that I should be endorsed.”  /kga

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