Duterte tells De Lima: Resign, hang yourself
Resign and hang yourself.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday minced no words and urged Senator Leila de Lima to resign.
“The innermost of your core as female (is) being serialized every day. Dapat mag-resign ka. You should resign,” Duterte said in his speech during a hospital visit to a wounded police officer in Tacloban City.
Duterte has launched tirades against De Lima, whom he alleged to have received money in the illegal drug trade.
The President has said that De Lima had allowed the drug trade to proliferate in the New Bilibid Prison and got money in return.
De Lima has vehemently denied these accusations but Duterte has shown a drug matrix where the senator was supposedly involved.
“If I were De Lima, ladies and gentlemen, I will hang myself,” Duterte said.
The Chief Executive has also claimed that De Lima’s “sexual escapades” led her to violate the law.
He mentioned that De Lima’s former driver and bodyguard, whom he claimed was her lover, was her bagman in collecting drug money at the national penitentiary.
“Wala ka nang mukhang maipapakita sa kapwa mo babae (You’ve lost face before your fellow women),” Duterte said. JE/rga