Sen. Juan Ponce Enrile says he’ll retire when his Senate term ends in 2016

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Macon Ramos-Araneta of Manila Standard Today reports that on Monday, December 16, "Senator Juan Ponce Enrile said  he was done with politics." Enrile likewise dismissed reports that he will run for governor of Cagayan in the 2016 elections.


When his term ends on June 30, 2016, Enrile would already be 92 years old. According to the report, when asked how he’s going to deal with the allegations that he’s involved in the pork barrel scam, he answered, "I will finish that...I have nothing to do with it." The report noted that Enrile said he is "confident he eventually will be cleared of all the charges."


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