BA EXCLUSIVE: Gringo Honasan’s new call of duty

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Senator Gringo Honasan caught the public by surprise when he announced he is running as Jejomar Binay’s vice presidential candidate.

While in the U.S. to meet with his former colleagues in the Philippine military, North America Bureau Chief Paul Henson sat down with Honasan for an interview where he talked about how he handles the corruption allegations against Binay, and how he sees his chances of winning.

Here’s part one of that interview.

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  • Yellow Buster
    30 October 2015 at 9:08 pm - Reply

    Although Gringo Honasan was more of a headache to the Philippine government (not even a solution to any problem), he blasted Paul Henson as he perpetuated corruption charges on Jejomar Binay. According to Santiago Del Mundo (Political Analyst based in Stockton, California), Honasan countered Henson’s insinuation that Binay’s case had not been decided by the court. Honasan was right! Del Mundo added, Honasan was the “migraine” of the Philippine government in the mid 80’s. He was a product of the Ramos-Enrile faction suffering from Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD) claiming everything he was not qualified for…

  • Joe
    1 November 2015 at 1:46 am - Reply

    Honasan for VP, Marcos Jr is the luckiest and will be the sole beneficiary on the next Pres election.Luckiest because, there are 6 VP candidates,{5 Bicolanos vs 1 Ilocano(Marcos Jr)} Honasan,Escudero,Lobrega,Trillanes&Cayetano,wife from Bicol.PH 50M voters divided by 6 = 8.3M votes to win VP.Marcos Jr stronghold is the Ilocano Solid North(Region 1,2,3)is already 8.6M votes.Reg 5(Bicol)is 3.5M votes divided by 5 VP candidate.(talo na)How about Reg 8(Leyte/Samar is already 2M votes.Remember typhoon Yoling,donations, help from US was delayed by Malacanang because Leyte/Samar is known as Imelda Marcos country.Miriam Santiago stronghold is Visayas and Mindanao, Marcos Jr will get half of the votes.GracePoe & Mar Roxas will split the vote. Binay will not get solid Ilokano votes some goes to Santiago, It will be a fight bet Binay & Santiago…Marcos Jr is the beneficiary bec.Binay on dialysis, Santiago a cancer survivor, Marcos Jr. will be a working VP. Now you know where to place your bet.