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Marcos to ‘happily’ accept any Cabinet post offer

/ 07:31 PM June 29, 2016
Losing vice presidential candidate Senator Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. leaves after a news forum at a restaurant in Quezon City, June 11, 2016. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO / NINO JESUS ORBETA

Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO 

Senator Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. on Wednesday said he would happily accept any position that will be offered to him by President-elect Rodrigo Duterte.

Duterte earlier admitted that he and the Marcoses were close. The President-elect even said he has not committed to giving Vice President-elect Ma. Leonor “Leni” Robredo a Cabinet position because he does not want to hurt Marcos’ feelings.

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READ: ‘No compelling reason for me to give Leni a Cabinet post’ – Rody

Marcos has asked the Presidential Electoral Tribunal (PET) to nullify the proclamation of Robredo.

READ: Marcos asks SC to set aside Robredo proclamation, files protest

Marcos said an offer of any position by any president is considered an order.

“If you have been offered any position by any President, that is tantamount to an order from the President so, of course, I would happily take on any responsibility,” he said. RAM

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