Administration standard bearer Mar Roxas on Friday called for a dialogue with one of his presidential rivals, Senator Grace Poe, saying now is a time for unity and decency.
“I call for unity. I call for decency. I call for democracy. I call for the rule of law,” Roxas told reporters at the Liberal Party (LP) headquarters in Quezon City.
“Grace Poe, mag-usap tayo,” Roxas added.
Poe, meanwhile, issued the following response: “Anytime pwede namang mag-usap, pero sa puntong ito, ano pa ba ang pag-uusapan natin?”
Roxas issued the statement amid the recent turn of events where Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has been keeping his lead over the four other presidential aspirants in voter preference surveys.