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== Political positions ==
== Political positions ==
{{Main|Political positions of Leni Robredo}}
Domestic policies


=== Domestic policies ===
Campaign against illegal drugs: Robredo has repeatedly expressed her dissent for the government's war on drugs, particularly the policy of Oplan Tokhang. After her short tenure as the co-chairperson of the government's ICAD, she made recommendations to improve the government's campaign against drugs. During her presidential campaign, she vowed to continue intensified efforts against drugs, but would focus on rehabilitation and prevention.


==== Campaign against illegal drugs ====
Martial law: During the Marawi siege, Robredo called for unity as government troops engaged in a firefight against the Maute group in Marawi, and she organized donations and directed relief operations for the victims. She then visited wounded soldiers in Iligan to give support and contributions. Robredo respects President Duterte's implementation of martial law in the whole of Mindanao as a way to combat terrorism, but has requested measures to ensure that the implementation would not resemble the "abuses and violations" during Ferdinand Marcos' implementation of Proclamation No. 1081. She also questioned the coverage and prolongation of the implementation and called on members of the Congress to review and validate the implementation as a "constitutional duty". Robredo said that the martial law in Mindanao has failed to address threats in the region. On November 26, 2019, Robredo called on the government to assure that troop deployments in Samar, Negros, and Bicol would not lead to martial law.
Robredo has repeatedly expressed her dissent for the government's war on drugs, particularly the policy of Oplan Tokhang. After her short tenure as the co-chairperson of the government's ICAD, she made recommendations to improve the government's campaign against drugs.<ref>{{Cite web|title=LIST: Robredo's drug war recommendations|url=https://www.cnnphilippines.com/news/2020/1/6/Leni-Robredo-drug-war-recommendations.html|access-date=November 17, 2021|website=cnn|language=en}}</ref> During her presidential campaign, she vowed to continue intensified efforts against drugs, but would focus on rehabilitation and prevention.<ref>{{Cite web|last=Garner|first=Jom|title=Robredo vows to continue intense drug war sans “kill, kill, kill”|url=https://tribune.net.ph/index.php/2021/10/29/robredo-vows-to-continue-intense-drug-war-sans-kill-kill-kill/|access-date=November 17, 2021|language=en-US}}</ref>


==== Martial law ====
Political dynasties: Robredo voiced her support for the proposed anti-turncoat law in the House.[98] During her congressional career, she co-authored the Anti-Dynasty Bill.
During the [[Siege of Marawi|Marawi siege]], Robredo called for unity as government troops engaged in a firefight against the [[Maute group]] in [[Marawi]], and she organized donations and directed relief operations for the victims.<ref name="robredocallsdonations">{{cite news|last1=Adel|first1=Rosette|date=May 24, 2017|title=Robredo calls for donation for Marawi attack victims|work=[[The Philippine Star|Philstar.com]]|publisher=Philstar Global Corp.|url=http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/24/1703144/robredo-calls-donation-marawi-attack-victims|url-status=live|access-date=June 1, 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20171115033503/http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/24/1703144/robredo-calls-donation-marawi-attack-victims|archive-date=November 15, 2017}}</ref><ref name="groupscalldonations">{{cite news|date=May 24, 2017|title=Groups call for donations for crisis-hit Marawi|work=Rappler|url=http://www.rappler.com/move-ph/170756-groups-call-donations-relief-operations-marawi|url-status=live|access-date=June 1, 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20171027184529/https://www.rappler.com/move-ph/170756-groups-call-donations-relief-operations-marawi|archive-date=October 27, 2017}}</ref><ref name="robredoreliefoperations">{{cite news|date=May 24, 2017|title=Robredo orders relief operations amid Marawi clashes|work=Rappler|url=http://www.rappler.com/nation/170757-robredo-lawmakers-marawi-clashes-mindanao-martial-law|url-status=live|access-date=June 1, 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20171027184537/https://www.rappler.com/nation/170757-robredo-lawmakers-marawi-clashes-mindanao-martial-law|archive-date=October 27, 2017}}</ref> She then visited wounded soldiers in [[Iligan]] to give support and contributions.<ref>{{cite news|date=May 29, 2017|title=Robredo visits wounded soldiers in Iligan|work=[[ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|ABS-CBN News]]|url=http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/29/17/robredo-visits-wounded-soldiers-in-iligan|url-status=live|access-date=June 1, 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20170531065603/http://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/29/17/robredo-visits-wounded-soldiers-in-iligan|archive-date=May 31, 2017}}</ref> Robredo respects President Duterte's [[Proclamation No. 216|implementation]] of [[Martial law in the Philippines|martial law]] in the whole of Mindanao as a way to combat [[Terrorism in the Philippines|terrorism]], but has requested measures to ensure that the implementation would not resemble the "abuses and violations" during [[Ferdinand Marcos]]' implementation of [[Proclamation No. 1081]]. She also questioned the coverage and prolongation of the implementation and called on members of the Congress to review and validate the implementation as a "constitutional duty".<ref>{{cite news|last1=Antonio|first1=Raymund|date=May 28, 2017|title=Leni backs Digong's drive against terrorism|work=Manila Bulletin|url=http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/05/28/leni-backs-digongs-drive-against-terrorism/|url-status=live|access-date=June 1, 2017|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20170601080906/http://news.mb.com.ph/2017/05/28/leni-backs-digongs-drive-against-terrorism/|archive-date=June 1, 2017}}</ref> Robredo said that the [[martial law]] in [[Mindanao]] has failed to address threats in the region.<ref>{{Cite news|title=Martial law failing to address threats in Mindanao: VP Robredo|work=[[ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|ABS-CBN News]]|publisher=[[ABS-CBN Corporation]]|url=https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/29/18/martial-law-failing-to-address-threats-in-mindanao-vp-robredo|url-status=live|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190209124047/https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/29/18/martial-law-failing-to-address-threats-in-mindanao-vp-robredo|archive-date=February 9, 2019}}</ref> On November 26, 2019, Robredo called on the government to assure that troop deployments in [[Samar]], [[Negros Island|Negros]], and [[Bicol Region|Bicol]] would not lead to martial law.<ref>{{Cite news|last=News|first=Adrian Ayalin, ABS-CBN|title=Robredo: Gov't must assure troop deployment will not lead to martial law|work=[[ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|ABS-CBN News]]|url=https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/26/18/robredo-govt-must-assure-troop-deployment-will-not-lead-to-martial-law|url-status=live|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190209124141/https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/26/18/robredo-govt-must-assure-troop-deployment-will-not-lead-to-martial-law|archive-date=February 9, 2019}}</ref>


==== Political dynasties ====
Foreign policy: Robredo criticized China for establishing missiles in the West Philippine Sea.[99] Robredo called for transparency in government-sponsored deals with China.
Robredo voiced her support for the proposed anti-turncoat law in the House.<ref>{{Cite news|last1=Billones|first1=Trishia|title=Robredo wants anti-turncoat law after House leadership shakeup|work=[[ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|ABS-CBN News]]|url=https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/06/18/robredo-wants-anti-turncoat-law-after-house-leadership-shakeup|url-status=live|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190209124318/https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/08/06/18/robredo-wants-anti-turncoat-law-after-house-leadership-shakeup|archive-date=February 9, 2019}}</ref> During her congressional career, she co-authored the Anti-Dynasty Bill.<ref name=":5" />
 
=== Foreign policy ===
Robredo criticized [[China]] for establishing [[missile]]s in the West Philippine Sea.<ref>{{Cite news|title=Robredo slams Beijing 'missiles' in West PH Sea|work=[[ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|ABS-CBN News]]|publisher=[[ABS-CBN Corporation]]|url=https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/06/18/robredo-slams-beijing-missiles-in-west-ph-sea|url-status=live|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190209124542/https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/05/06/18/robredo-slams-beijing-missiles-in-west-ph-sea|archive-date=February 9, 2019}}</ref> Robredo called for transparency in government-sponsored deals with [[China]].<ref>{{Cite news|title=VP Robredo calls for transparency in PH-China deals|work=[[ABS-CBN News and Current Affairs|ABS-CBN News]]|url=https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/21/18/vp-robredo-calls-for-transparency-in-ph-china-deals|url-status=live|access-date=March 2, 2019|archive-url=https://web.archive.org/web/20190310010604/https://news.abs-cbn.com/news/11/21/18/vp-robredo-calls-for-transparency-in-ph-china-deals|archive-date=March 10, 2019}}</ref>


==Personal life==
==Personal life==

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