Isko tirades shock Robredo camp: In fact, all VP has for him is respect | Inquirer News
Close  

Isko tirades shock Robredo camp: In fact, all VP has for him is respect

/ 04:40 PM October 09, 2021
The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo was shocked over the recent remarks of Manila City Mayor and fellow presidential aspirant Isko Moreno against her, when all that Robredo has for him is “respect,” her spokesperson said.

Manila Mayor Isko Moreno and Vice President Leni Robredo. INQUIRER FILE PHOTOS

MANILA, Philippines — The camp of Vice President Leni Robredo was shocked over the recent remarks of Manila City Mayor and fellow presidential aspirant Isko Moreno against her, when all that Robredo has for him is “respect,” her spokesperson said.

Atty. Barry Guttierrez, Robredo’s spokesperson, noted that Robredo herself refused to publicly disclose the details of her previous unity talks with Moreno and other political personalities out of respect for them.

ADVERTISEMENT

“So nagulat kami na sa kabila ng ganitong klaseng napakalinaw na pahayag mula sa ating Bise Presidente, ay biglang mayroong ganitong medyo maanghang na salita galing kay Mayor Isko. May mga pahapyaw pa siyang parang halos insulto kay VP Leni. Ganoong sa panig ni VP Leni, klarong klaro na all she has for kay Mayor Isko mismo is respect,” Gutierrez said in an interview with One PH’s “Sa Totoo Lang” on Friday.

(We were shocked that despite that clear statement from the Vice President, Mayor Isko has said these words against her. He even made remarks that seemed to be insulting VP Leni when all she has for him is respect.)

FEATURED STORIES

“In fact, that’s why hindi nila pinasok ‘yung detalye ng kanilang pag-uusap dahil nga nirerespeto niya at ino-honor niya ‘yung kanilang pag-uusap nitong nakaraang linggo,” he added.

In a press conference also on Friday, Moreno called out Robredo for preaching unity after she decided to run as an independent candidate instead of under the Liberal Party.

“You cannot talk of unity, you yourself, hindi mo nga ma-unify ang sarili mo (you can’t even unify yourself),” Moreno said of Robredo.

“You’re not even proud of your party. Oh my God.  How can you… kung kaya mong iwanan ang mga kasama mo, paano pa kaya kaming mga 110 million Filipinos [if you can abandon your colleagues, how much more we 110 Filipinos]?” the mayor added.

Moreno likewise raised questions over Robredo’s reasoning to run for president, asking why she is basing it with the goal of stopping the Marcoses’ return to power.

JPV

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.
Read Next
Don't miss out on the latest news and information.

Subscribe to INQUIRER PLUS to get access to The Philippine Daily Inquirer & other 70+ titles, share up to 5 gadgets, listen to the news, download as early as 4am & share articles on social media. Call 896 6000.

TAGS: Barry Gutierrez, Isko Moreno, Leni Robredo
For feedback, complaints, or inquiries, contact us.

Subscribe to our daily newsletter

By providing an email address. I agree to the Terms of Use and
acknowledge that I have read the Privacy Policy.



© Copyright 1997-2022 INQUIRER.net | All Rights Reserved

We use cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. By continuing, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. To find out more, please click this link.