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Gordon studying possible 2022 presidential bid

Senator Richard Gordon admits that he is now studying the possibility of running for the presidency in the 2022 national elections.

In a virtual forum organized by the Federation of Filipino Chinese Chambers of Commerce & Industry, Inc. (FFCCCII), the lawmaker said that he is considering the country’s top post.

“I would be lying if I don’t consider it. Pinag-aaralan namin, nagko-konsulta ako and I still have until October to decide,” Gordon said.

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The senator previously ran for president but lost to former President Noynoy Aquino in 2010.

“If God gives me strength and the people give me the greatest gift if I run or when I run, I know what I’m gonna do, I can sit down today and become president, and I know what to do,” Gordon said.

“I will not miss a beat,” he added.

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Gordon has been a politician since the 1980s and became a long-time mayor of Olongapo City.

He also took on several government posts and was elected as senator for a number of times. (TDT)

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