Jinggoy eyes Senate comeback after failed 2019 bid

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Philippine Star

MANILA, Philippines — Jinggoy Estrada, the former senator who faces a plunder case related to the “pork barrel” scam, is again seeking a return to the Senate as he filed his certificate of candidacy on Sunday. The son of former President Joseph “Erap” Estrada lost in the 2019 midterm elections after placing 15th — with 11.3 million votes —in a race for 12 seats. Eyeing a comeback to the upper chamber under his father’s Pwersa ng Masang Pilipino, Jinggoy vowed to push for job generation amid the coronavirus pandemic. He did not give specific plans on how this will be done but said the private s…

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