Is Duterte getting obsessed with Trillanes? The senator thinks so

/ 06:14 PM September 11, 2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV made a bold conjecture on Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte seemed to be getting obsessed with him already.


This as the lawmaker noted that Mr. Duterte probably mentioned him “more than 100 times” during the Chief Executive’s televised one-on-one interview with Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo in Malacañang Palace.

“Makikita niyo doon sa speech niya na minention ‘yung pangalan ko na siguro mga mahigit isang daang beses. Parang na-o-obsess na sa akin eh,” Trillanes said in a press briefing held after the scheduled Duterte-Panelo tête-à-tête.


(You can see in his speech that he mentioned my name probably for over 100 times. Looks like [he’s] getting obsessed with me.)

“Siguro habang natutulog ito napapanaginipan ako eh (Maybe in his sleep, he’d dream about me).”

“Sana magkaroon ka ng (I hope you have) nightmares because of this dahil (because) I will not go away,” he added.

To recall, another administration critic, Senator Leila De Lima, also cracked a similar pun – that is if Mr. Duterte had a crush on her for consistently pinning her down.

Trillanes said he will remain in his Senate office after the Supreme Court junked his appeal for a temporary restraining order on the implementation of Mr. Duterte’s Proclamation No. 572, which voided ab initio the amnesty granted to him and directed for his arrest.  /kga

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