Vice Presidential aspirant Senator Alan Peter Cayetano unveiled during an interview with the press that the local candidates of the Duterte-Cayetano duo are worried with regards to the disqualification case submitted versus the tough-talking Mayor of Davao City, Mayor Rodrigo Duterte.
In a news meeting, Senator Alan Peter Cayetano was cited as stating “Ipokrito kami kung sasabihin na hindi napag-uusapan or some people don’t ask. It affects our candidacy in terms on local. Marami kasi talaga sa local gusto si Duterte pero ilan sa kanila nagtatanong kung kailan mase-settle yung DQ case.”
The Vice Presidential candidate said further that “Because they don’t want to support a candidate who doesn’t have a good chance of winning.”
Though the Duterte-Cayetano tandem have concerns on the disqualification case, Senator Cayetano additionally shown assurance that Mayor Duterte wouldn’t be disqualified by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) like what went down to Senator Grace Poe.
Senator Cayetano likewise mentioned that Senator Grace Poe and Mayor Duterte’s situations were quite distinctive from one another. The Vice Presidential aspirant pointed out that “First of all, very different ‘yung kay Senator Poe at Mayor Duterte kasi yung kay Poe ay substantial. It’s about citizenship. It’s about constitutional requirements. Kay Mayor Duterte, its procedural, saan ipa-file, ano dapat nakalagay.“