CLAIM: Marcos spokesperson claims that paid attendees of the UniTeam rally in Tarlac were planted by “Dilawans”

Marcos spokesperson Vic Rodriguez claimed that supporters who were recorded receiving money in envelopes in a UniTeam rally in Tarlac were planted by “dilawans” or yellows, a pejorative term used for supporters of the Aquinos– long-time rivals of the Marcoses in Philippine politics.

In a story by ABS-CBN News, Rodriguez dismissed allegations that some residents were offered cash in exchange for their attendance to the political rally of the Marcos-Duterte tandem in the province. However, ABS-CBN and News5 posted photos and footage of residents lining up and receiving cash ranging from P300 to P500 for attending the UniTeam sortie. 

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