Poe says more politicians set to join her camp


CANDELARIA, Quezon: The decision of the Supreme Court (SC) to allow Senator Grace Poe to run for president is expected to bring more politicians to support her but the senator said it is no reason for her to be complacent.


Poe admitted that some politicians from other political parties have expressed support to her candidacy even before the High Tribunal ruled on her disqualification case and they were just waiting for the final decision of the court before they come out.

Poe however declined to name the politicians, saying they will reveal themselves in due time.

“We understand the situation of the local politicians and other candidates. They are having second thoughts in supporting a candidate who is facing a disqualification case, but they have expressed their support early on,” Poe said in a press conference here.

“So let’s just wait and see. But we don’t want to say that there will be a lot, but they are many,” she added.

Asked if former president and now Manila City Mayor Joseph Estrada is one of them, Poe said she has not yet received any call from Estrada, a close friend of her late father Fernando Poe Jr.

Estrada earlier admitted having difficulties in choosing who to support between Poe and Vice President Jejomar Binay.

“It will be better if you will ask him. Of course getting his support will be very good but that is his personal and political decision,” Poe said, referring to Estrada.


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  1. kahit kami naniniwala din kami na mas marami na ang sasama sa kampo ni grace poe dahil ngayon malinaw na ang lahat. wala na silang kailangan pa na pagdudahan kung makakatakbo ba siya o hindi. at ngayon siguro mas nakikita na ng mga tao kung gaano mas makakatulong si grace poe sa bansa kaya siya na ang mas pinipili ng mga tao.

  2. Natalia Salvacion on

    Dahil marmai ang naniniwala kay senator poe, mahal ni senator grace poe ang taumbayan, alam niya ang pangangailangan ng bawat mamamayang filipino, na-aaddress niya ito at hindi binabalewala, hindi siya nangangako ng walang aksyon. at lahat naman tayo ay deserve na magkaroon ng presidenteng katulad niya, yung maaasahan, may puso at hindi mang iiwan.