Who leaked those rumors?
Asked how and where the rumors started, Roxas replied, “Siguro, tanungin ninyo kung sino nag-leak ng rumors na iyan (It’s best that you ask whoever leaked those rumors).” He added, “Siguro napakaganda ng tayo ng Liberal Party at talagang maraming gustong sumama at maki-alyado (The Liberal Party must be in such good standing since a lot of politicians want to join and be our allies).” Rappler
Roxas played coy when pressed on Binay’s claim, and referred to the LP’s set “criteria” for would-be partnerships and coalitions come 2016 which apparently disqualifies Binay. “Ang lahat ng aming mga gawain [sa LP] ay nakatungtong sa matibay na pundasyon ng prinsipyo ng shared values at ng good anti-corruption governance,” said Roxas. “So iyan ang patakaran na sinusunod natin sa lahat ng gawain.” (Everything we do in the Liberal Party is grounded on the foundation and principle of shared values and good anti-corruption governance. So that’s how we make all our decisions.) Rappler
“He is a well-meaning person. It’s just that maybe sometimes, he has bad timing, or wrong messaging. But nobody, I think, can question first, his integrity; and second, his capability and competence. Nobody has questioned that. The problem is, sometimes when you get struck my bad luck, when it rains it pours. It’s one after the other,” Lacson said.He added: “He has bad luck. For all his good intentions, parang nalulubak nang nalulubak (he seems to trip over and over). And I can only sympathize with him.” Rappler