7 months Duterte-Carpio wants bets to debate; only Ejercito and Alunan inclined to show up MB
By Ben Rosario Even as Hugpong ng Pagbabago and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio showed interest in getting administration senatorial candidates to accept the challenge for a public debate, only a handful appeared receptive to the idea. As of Thursday, only re-electionist Sen. JV Ejercito and former Secretary Rafael Alunan have accepted the debate invitation sent by television network ABS-CBN. Davao City Mayor Sara endorses the senatorial slate of Hugpong ng Pagbabago during its campaign caravan at San Andres complex, Manila on Feb. 27, 2019. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN) Ejercito, who represents the Nationalist Peoples Coalition, is one of ... more