Former Senator Antonio Trillanes IV has defended Vice President Leni Robredo's way of answering the questions thrown at her during the latter's recent presidential interview.
Trillanes, who is seeking a seat in the Senate under Robredo's ticket, said the aspiring president only conveyed what "she really felt" during the interview with talk show host Boy Abunda on Wednesday, Jan. 26.
"VP Leni answered the questions based on what she really felt," Trillanes said on Twitter Friday, Jan. 28.
The senatorial candidate further said that Robredo was telling truth, something a traditional politician would not do.
"Just to analyze this issue further... Did she tell the truth? Yes. Was it how a TRAPO would have done it? No. So, I think we're good," Trillanes said.
VP Leni answered the questions based on what she really felt. Just to analyze this issue further... Did she tell the truth? Yes. Was it how a TRAPO would have done it? No. So, I think we're good. #Sinungaling— Sonny Trillanes IV (@TrillanesSonny) January 27, 2022
During the presidential interviews, Robredo was confronted with various tough issues, including questions about her opponents in the presidential race.
Robredo was asked during the "fast talk" segment to comment on Manila Mayor Francisco 'Isko Moreno' Domagoso, former Senator Ferdinand Marcos Jr., Senators Emmanuel 'Manny' Pacquiao and Panfilo 'Ping' Lacson within 60 seconds.
She commented that Marcos is "a liar" and "does not show up in difficult moments," Moreno's "stance on many things is unclear," Lacson has "lots of talk but lacking in-the-ground action," while she said that "good intentions are not enough" on Pacquiao.