In a press convention on the Malago Clubhouse in Malacañang Monday (August 21), Duterte even inspired the general public to hitch what he known as “uprisings” in opposition to him.
“I am encouraging you to take to the streets. Everybody. Sino ‘yung may gusto ng… Ano ‘yun? Himagsikan, sige. Himagsikan is uprising. If you want that, go ahead. You have my blessing. Nobody will stop you in the streets,” he stated.
While Duterte drew a line about utilizing violence in eradicating him from energy, he stated he has no qualms about Filipinos collaborating in rallies for his ouster.
“At lahat ng Pilipino na naniwala diyan sa kabila, then you participate in the rally. And I assure you, I will even send trucks there for your transportation. Mag-ano ako. Kung mag-request sila ng sasakyan. I will… Just tell me when, kasi ipa-parking ko diyan sa Luneta to — para masakyan. Where do you want to go?” he stated.
The President stated troopers who’re disgruntled along with his rule additionally needn’t stage a coup as a result of he is able to hand over energy to them.
“No need for the military to fight the PSG. Puro sundalo ‘yan sila… Bakit kayo magpatayan? Sabihin lang ninyo kung gusto ninyo. At kung junta ang gusto ninyo? Sige, dito. And I will swear them into office,” he stated.
Citing a source, Philippine Star editor Marichu Villanueva stated Duterte summoned Senator Gringo Honasan and his comrades from the Reform the Armed Forces Movement to Malacañang final week for a “loyalty check” amid reviews on their supposed actions.
RAM, a gaggle of former navy officers, was concerned in coup makes an attempt in opposition to former Presidents Corazon Aquino and Gloria Macapagal Arroyo.