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Trillanes says Duterte has become ‘so insecure’

/ 08:29 PM September 11, 2018

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said on Tuesday that President Rodrigo Duterte has “become so insecure of his place.”

During his tête-à-tête with Chief Presidential Legal Counsel Salvador Panelo, Duterte asked the military to join his staunchest critic.

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“Kung kayo may nakita na ginawa si Trillanes para sa inyo (If you think Trillanes has done something for you), go to them, stage a mutiny or a revolution or whatever,” Duterte said.

“You are free to do that. As a matter of fact, I’m encouraging you, para tapos na (so it’s finished),” he added.

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Trillanes, however, insisted that no one is trying to compete with the President.

“Alam niyo po he has become so insecure about his place, wala pong nakikipag-kumpitensiya sa inyo. Siya yung commander-in-chief ng Armed Forces (You know,  has become so insecure of his place. No one is competing against him. He is the commander-in-chief of the Armed Forces),” he told reporters.

“Ako po ay isang senador, tumutulong ako whenever I can, not only to soldiers and policemen but to everyone, lahat ng kababayan natin, ganun ‘din dapat siya. ‘Di kami nagpapataasan ng ihi dito, walang kumpetensiya (I am a senator, I help not just soldiers and policemen but everyone whenever I can. He should do the same),” the senator  added. /ee

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