Leni Robredo: Summary of the Presidential Candidate’s Stand on these Key Issues

LENI ROBREDO – Here is a summary of the stand of the Election 2022 presidential aspirant and incumbent Senator on these key issues.

The only female candidate for president in the Election 2022 is Vice Pres. Leni Robredo. She is running as an independent candidate in the next poll.

Vice President Leni Robredo
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Vice Pres. Robredo is one of those presidential candidates who agreed for an interview with Kapuso host Jessica Soho. Here is a summary of her stand on certain key issues as summarized by Inquirer:

Vice Pres. Leni Robredo said “YES” to…

  • Mandatory Drug Testing for Candidates
  • Allow 100% Foreign Ownership
  • Lowering the Age of Criminal Liability
  • Continuing the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA) between the Philippines and the United States
  • Deaths on war against illegal drugs
  • Continuing peace talks with CPP-NPA-NDF
  • Supporting passage of anti-political dynasty law
  • Making the Statements of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth (SALN) of government officials public
  • Joint Philippines-China exploration in the West Philippines Sea
  • Making the medical records of the president public
  • Prohibiting candidates facing charges from running in public office
  • Return of the Philippines to the International Criminal Court
  • Two-Party (TP) over Multi-Party (MP) System
  • Presidential (Presidential) government over Parliamentary (PARL)
Vice President Leni Robredo

Vice Pres. Leni Robredo said “No” to…

  • Marriage of two (2) people of the same gender
  • Divorce
  • Death Penalty
  • Supporting PCGG Abolition
  • Allowing POGO operations
  • Legalize jueteng

Vice Pres. Leni Robredo abstained on…

Vice President Leni Robredo

Based on the post, Vice Pres. Leni Robredo does not agree to a marriage of two (2) people of the same gender but she is okay with a civil union. She also clarified that her stand to 100% foreign ownership is solely to open the debates. With regards to the PH-China joint exploration of the West Philippine Sea, she will allow it if the Chinese government would recognize the arbitral ruling. With regards to her affirmative stand on prohibiting candidates facing charges from running in public office, she said that it depends on the available evidence.

Vice President Leni Robredo

If she wins president in the Election 2022, the Vice President has set these as the three (3) top priorities of her administration:

  • Job generation
  • Healthcare – making it accessible for the poor
  • Education – declare educational crisis

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