Duterte thinks anti-political dynasty bill is anti-democratic – Roque | Inquirer News

Duterte thinks anti-political dynasty bill is anti-democratic – Roque

By: - Correspondent / @carlagomezINQ
/ 11:19 PM March 18, 2018
Rodrigo Duterte

President Rodrigo Duterte (File photo from INQUIRER.net)

BACOLOD CITY — President Rodrigo Duterte does not believe in the anti-political dynasty bill because it is anti-democratic, according to presidential Spokesman Harry Roque.

“The President has said that the voice of the people is the voice of God. So if they want to send a relative of an incumbent official to public office so be it. That’s the presidential position,” said Roque, who was in Victorias City for the Kadalagan Festival.


He said it should be the people who must decide whom to vote into office.

Two of Duterte’s children had been elected into office.


His daughter, Sara Duterte-Carpio, is mayor of Davao City.

His son, Paolo, was vice mayor of Davao City, but he resigned in December last year in the wake of allegation linking him to P6.4-billion shipment of shabu from China that slipped past the Bureau of Customs and his word war with his own daughter, Isabelle. /atm

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