Roxas, Robredo defend Pineda couple

Administration candidate Manuel Roxas II and Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda. Photo by Bea Cupin/Rappler

Liberal Party standard-bearer Manuel Roxas II and his running mate Leni Robredo both downplayed the supposed jueteng links of Pampanga Governor Lilia Pineda and her husband, Rodolfo “Bong” Pineda. Roxas and Robredo had earlier gotten the support of the reelectionist governor of the vote-rich province. But the two candidates told reporters that Pineda is not asking for anything in return, and that she has performed well as governor.

Here’s more on the Roxas-Robredo tandem’s latest visit to Pampanga.