Julliane Love De Jesus – Reporter / @JLDejesusINQ
Senator Antonio Trillanes IV said President Rodrigo Duterte had already admitted stealing government money so the investigation on his plunder case should be expedited.
The office of Trillanes sent to the media on Tuesday an excerpt of Duterte’s speech before the Philippine Chinese Charitable Association last June, where the President admitted in jest that he had committed corruption.
Duterte said: “I hate corruption. Hindi ako nagmamalinis. Marami rin akong nanakaw pero naubos na, so wala na (I don’t pretend to be clean. I have also stolen a lot but I’ve already spent it all, so it’s all gone).”
Trillanes said Duterte’s admission bolsters allegations of corruption against the Chief Executive.
“This admission confirms my corruption allegation against Duterte,” Trillanes said in…
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