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Trillanes: I will run for a higher position in 2016

By: - Reporter / @MAgerINQ
/ 02:53 PM May 30, 2014

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV  NOY MORCOSO III/ INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines—Senator Antonio “Sonny” Trillanes IV has announced his plan to run for a higher position in 2016.

Trillanes, whose term ends in 2019, disclosed this plan in a late night interview over ABS-CBN’s “Bandila” Thursday night.

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In the program’s segment where a guest is asked to answer only “yes” or “no,” an anchor asked the senator if he would run for vice president in 2016.

Responding to the question, Trillanes said: “Let’s just say yes, tatakbo ako. Ngayon, kung anong position, I will abide by the Nacionalista Party.”

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(Let’s just say yes, I will run. As for what position, I will abide by the Nacionalista Party)

Asked again if he would like to run for vice president, Trillanes said: “I’m ready.”

As to who would be his running mate, the senator again said: ” I’m going to run for a higher position. Ngayon kung ano mang positon ‘yan…so kung ano man yun, I will abide by the decision of the Nacionalista Party.”

(I’m going to run for a higher position. Whatever the position is, I will abide by the decision of the Nacionalista Party.)

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