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Sec Mar Roxas Interviewed by reporters after the 113th anniversary of the Philippine National Police. Was asked twice on the idea of a possible tie-up with his 2010 rival, Vice President Jejomar Binay, in the 2016 national elections. , but opted not to comment. Instead of answering the reporters’ question, Roxas chose to thank those who attended the PNP anniversary and then extolled the virtues of his party. Inquirer

Rumors on the possible Binay-Roxas tandem gained credence after President Benigno Aquino III’s sisters virtually endorsed Binay instead of Roxas, who is still lagging in recent poll surveys. “My sisters and I have been talking about it (LP adopting Binay) and we say that if this can bring about unity as… we’re not enemies… and if he continues what Noy has started, why not?” Kris said in her TV show.  Inquirer

JV Ejercito could not say if the Aquino sisters’ endorsement of Binay was as good as an endorsement from Mr. Aquino. &ldquo That’s the essence of democracy. We can’t have one candidate, one party… As fiscalizer, it will be a good thing to have our own candidate to present an alternative government to the present administration,” JV Said. Inquirer

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