President Benigno Aquino III who is on a working visit in Singapore says Liberal Party members still needs to have a consensus regarding their presidential candidate in the upcoming 2016 elections. He said he wants all groups of supporters to have one presidential bet.
Aquino said he wants to step down on 2016 with with all groups of supporters and parties still united. The president said that with unity all the reforms and success the current administration gained will continue.
He also said that building consensus inside the Liberal Party has started. He said he is not in the right position to speak for the party regarding LP’s presidential bet, he added that it is not yet the right time to tell his personal choice.
Rumor says that a certain group consisting of some Liberal Party members who supported the Aquino-Binay tandem last 2016 will not support Mar Roxas’ 2016 presidential candidacy. The said was rumored to be supporting Grace Poe-Francis Escudero tandem.
Meanwhile, a team-up with Nacionalista Party may also be seen in the 2016 election. During the 2013 mid-term election LP and NP teamed-up as Team PNoy. NP’s Senators Cynthia Villar, Antonio Trillanes and Alan Cayetano were part of Team PNoy during 2013 election.
On the other hand, Vice President Jejomar Binay will pursue his dream of becoming the top leader of the country whether Liberal Party adopts him or not.