: Guingona is guilty of 'offensive foul'
Thursday, February 13, 2014
SENATOR Jinggoy Estrada
who denied all the accusations of potential state witness Ruby Tuason as totally false and a complete falsehood tagged Senate Blue Ribbon committee chairman Senator Teofisto Guingona III's statements as unfair and considered it an "offensive foul."
But Senator Estrada
said the actuation of Guingona is not proper at all.
"Yan si Guingona, masyadong mapanghusga at alam mo na agad na biased.
is not fair at all.
Alam mo na agad kung saan ang leaning.
(That Guingona is really judgmental and biased.
already showed his
leaning. it is not fair at all.)" Estrada
said in an interview.
is bringing to my office are trays of pancit and sandwiches," Estrada
meanwhile admitted he
was really tempted to attend the hearing in order to confront his
accusers but his
lawyers advised him not to.
According to Estrada
, the move of Tuason is a desperate act in order to save herself from the Priority Development Assistance Fund
(PDAF) issue and the Malampaya scam, which he
said can be considered more complicated "because Benhur Luy himself admitted that Tuason received the money from her
"I symphatize with Tita Ruby.
is really desperate.
was forced to execute an affidavit to save her
own neck because this Malampaya scam will really pin her
Estrada clarified that he only served as senator last June 2004, "and the first Saro that I received was December 2004 and not September 2004 as she claimed.
I was a new senator that time.
There is no way for them to accuse me.
No basis," Estrada
Santiago said Tuason has direct evidence against Estrada
, having delivered the money right in front of them.
Estrada and Enrile, along with Senator Ramon Revilla Jr. are facing plunder and other charges before the Office of the Ombudsman in connection with the pork barrel anomaly.