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Duterte tells Sereno: I’m not behind your impeachment

/ 09:53 PM November 21, 2017
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Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno INQUIRER.net file photo / Noy Morcoso

President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday maintained that he was not behind the impeachment complaint against Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.

“She can ask anybody, I guarantee you. I’ll make a guarantee, magtanong siya diyan kung may nilapitan ako na sinasabi ko, ‘Impeach niyo si Sereno,’” Duterte told reporters in a media interview in Pasay.

Sereno claimed on Monday that Duterte had a hand in the impeachment complaint against her.

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But Duterte denied the chief justice’s claims.

 “Ma’am Sereno, I’m sorry to tell you and you can investigate the whole town and i-commission mo lahat ng mga journalists who are good at investigative journalism kung may kinausap ako na tao about your impeachment,” he said.

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