President Rodrigo Duterte has no plans of flying to the United States throughout or after his time period, and even when US President Donald Trump has invited him to the White House.
In an interview in Davao City after an engagement with businessmen, Duterte mentioned he has been vocal about his vow not to go to the US each time he was requested about it previously months.
“There will never be a time that I will go to America during my term or even thereafter.” Remember? Did you keep in mind that?” he informed reporters.
Duterte mentioned not even an invite from Trump may change his thoughts.
“Ako, tapos na ako diyan. I’ve seen America and it’s lousy,” he mentioned.
Massachusetts Rep. Jim McGovern mentioned in a congressional listening to that he would lead the protest towards Duterte if he accepts Trump’s invitation to go to the White House.
McGovern mentioned Duterte doesn’t appear to have excessive regard for human rights.
Reacting to the US Congress’ investigation of his conflict on medicine, Duterte mentioned American lawmakers ought to probe its navy’s hand within the killing of civilians within the Middle East.
He mentioned he may even convey up the atrocities dedicated by the Americans towards Filipinos throughout their occupation of the nation.
“Me, you’re investigating me in the internal affairs of my country. I’m investigating you and I will re-investigate you and I will expose it to the world what you did to the Filipino, especially to the Moro Filipino,” Duterte mentioned.