Aug 30, 2017 @ 21:13

Senator Koko Pimentel is open to backing President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to just accept a proposal by the Marcoses to return their ill-gotten wealth on two situations.

Pimentel mentioned that the Marcoses return the loot within the type of a donation with none strings hooked up.

“Basta walang kapalit, tuloy ang kaso (that’s welcome). Hindi nya pwedeng sabihin na stop ang kaso,” he mentioned.

“Basta ang general statement ko lang, Filipino patriots, Filipinos who love their country are welcome to help their country by donating some of their wealth, their extra wealth etc,” Pimentel mentioned.

Duterte mentioned he was inclined to just accept the Marcoses’ provide to return the state belongings stolen by their patriarch, the late President Ferdinand Marcos, with no questions requested, together with the quantity they deliberate on giving again.

Pimentel mentioned the matter disclosed by the President ought to first be clarified.

“We cannot speculate,” he mentioned.