Paolo Duterte backs Bongbong Marcos’ presidential bid
MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte’s son, Davao City 1st District Rep. Paolo Duterte, on Friday said he has been supportive of the presidential bid of former senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. “from the start.”
Rep. Duterte made the remark after joining his sister, Davao City mayor and vice presidential aspirant Sara Duterte – Carpio and Marcos in Batangas on Thursday.
“From the start,” Rep. Duterte told INQUIRER.net if his presence in the campaign trail meant he is supporting the presidential bid of Marcos .Marcos Jr. is running with Rep. Duterte’s sister, Duterte-Carpio, who is vying for the vice-presidential seat.
President Duterte, however, has publicly criticized Marcos Jr.
At one point, the President branded Marcos Jr. a “weak leader.”
President Duterte has supported the presidential bid of Senator Bong Go.
Go, however, recently announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, but has yet to make it official.
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