PDP-LABAN FACES SPLIT AS KOKO’S DAD RAPS AS KOKO’S DAD RAPS OF EMBRACING CHEATS
With the Liberal Party (LP) ready to embrace Sen. Aquilino “Koko” Pimentel as its senatorial bet for 2013, the senator yesterday gave broad hints on his impending departure from the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) as one of its senatorial bets in the coming 2013 mid-term polls following the formal pronouncements Monday of the coalition in drafting as a candidate in the race for the upper chamber seats of former Sen. Juan Miguel “Migz” Zubiri.
Pimentel also broadly hinted that his party, the Partido Demokratiko Pilipino, will likely split the coalition consisting of PDP and Vice President Jojo Binay’s party, Laban ng Bayan (Laban).
His father, former Sen. Aquilino “Nene” Pimentel, entered the fray yesterday as he denounced UNA’s decision-makers’ move to dismiss the appeal of his son Koko to drop from the senatorial list the latter’s political nemesis, Zubiri..... MORE
Source: The Daily Tribune