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EXCLUSIVE: One-on-one with President Rodrigo Duterte

CNN Philippines Senior Correspondent @InaAndolong sits down with the head of the nation in this exclusive interview. Follow this thread for updates | Watch here: bit.ly/2Dtjh7c
Duterte on PHISGOC chair Alan Peter Cayetano: I have known Cayetano for many years. I've always believed in him in those elections.

I was just kind of shooting the breeze with everyone. Parang hindi ako makapaniwala na papatol si Cayetano.
Duterte on #SEAGames2019: The problem is there has been mishaps. For example, 'yung scoreboard and yet they had the time talking about it.
Duterte: We knew, running a big event, you have to be structural. Kaya sabi ko it could have been better run by the military. #SEAGames2019
Duterte on logistics problems faced by international delegations: But the problem is, I could not see why a fiasco could happen like that... na hindi dadating on time. #SEAGames2019
Duterte discusses problems with #SEAGames2019
Duterte on #SEAGames2019 probe: I think the investigation should proceed with the presumption of innocence. Then if they find something wrong, let it out, and sort it out what will happen next-- if you file charges or what.
Duterte on having Cayetano as 'political ally': I cannot keep my mouth shut na 'ah wala 'yan.' That will be a wrong statement to give to the Filipino people.
Duterte on Cayetano's claims of sabotage vs. #SEAGames2019 organizers: As long as the games run smoothly I think that if there's nothing wrong with the spending of the money, it will vindicate itself.

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Duterte: There were mishaps, things that cropped up which are not supposed to be there. Late reactions, negligence, wala naman sigurong intentional. #SEAGames2019
Duterte: I'd like to address to the public-- marami 'yun. You cannot just cast away the discomfort, the suffering of the athletes. This might really be a small matter, but you cannot just flick a finger na 'ah maliit yan.' #SEAGames2019
Duterte: There will be an investigation at a time that they (foreign delegations) are still here. Para malaman nila that there was a reaction from the government. #SEAGames2019
Duterte: I have to make a statement because I am the President. I have to say it that there will be an investigation at a time when they (delegates) are still here kasi para malaman nila na there was a reaction from the government. #SEAGames2019
Duterte: I’m really apologizing for the country. They (foreign delegates) have to know that the government is not happy with it and the President of the country where they are playing ordered an investigation. #SEAGames2019
Duterte on #SEAGames2019 blunders: I'm really apologizing for the country but then again they should know while they are still here that government is not happy about it and the President has ordered an investigation.
Duterte: If it causes me and my allies to fall politically, then so be it. #SEAGames2019
Duterte: To me, my athletes, I treat them on equal footing in terms of ability to win gold medals. #SEAGames2019
Duterte on his expectations for the country's athletes: My athletes, I treat them on equal footing in terms of ability to win, all of them. #SEAGames2019
Duterte on firing Vice President Leni Robredo: I was following her closely. She started talking to so many nations, she will go to the United Nations and the first thing she did the day after was she went to the American Embassy tapos she invited the CHR.
Duterte: Robredo should have convened all the barangay captains, all the mayors, then all the guys connected with the rehabilitation.
Duterte to Robredo: Alam mo ano ka e, di kita maintindihan. You were there grandstanding pero hinayaan kita. Tapos you keep on taunting me.
Duterte to Robredo: E loko loko ka pala e. Edi alisin na lang kita
Duterte says he fired Robredo after Senator Kiko Pangilinan dared him to do so: Sabi niya 'Why don't you just fire Leni?', so pinagbigyan ko. Idol ko si Pangilinan, sinabi niya i-fire ko, edi finire ko.
Duterte on criticisms on drug war: Stupid remarks coming from an empty head. Anong palpak? The war on drugs is a continuing war.
Duterte to critics: Anong palpak? Kailan naging palpak? Kayo ang palpak.
Duterte on launching his anti-drug campaign: I expected everybody was working well, I did not know when I arrived, when I got to look into the record then I realized I was fighting against my own government.
Duterte: The police, the Customs were dipping their dirty fingers into it. 'Yan ang hindi ko alam, pati mga generals.
Duterte to Robredo: Leni, look. Hindi ako pro-Allan. Wag ka tumakbo ng Presidente. Wala ka talagang alam.
Duterte: Disgrasya kayo pag si Leni ang... Subukan ninyo.
Duterte: The human rights commission… I rebuked them. As a matter of fact, sabi ko you cannot have jurisdiction over my person.
Duterte says he has fired Robredo ‘in his mind’ as early as her first day.
Duterte: I fired her in my mind. Noon pa, first time pa lang nung sinabi niyang punta siya sa US Embassy.
Will Duterte appoint another anti-drug czar? Nadala na ako. Wag na yang czar-czar.
Duterte on his health: My health is deteriorating every time you ask me, there's additional affliction.
Duterte: No, the Constitution does not require me (to speak about my health).
Duterte: In terms of performing my functions as President, I am alright.
Duterte, responding to a question about his health, says he is going to ride a motorcycle after the interview.
Duterte on 2022 presidential elections plans: Wala na ako, hindi na ako makatakbo.
Duterte says he is not grooming anyone for the 2022 presidential elections.
Duterte on whether he will endorse his daughter Inday Sara Duterte for President if she decides to run: I told her do not run. She will not run.
Duterte on his possible successor: Let him find the qualities that the people are looking for.
Duterte: Wala akong suggestion. This country will continue without me, starting it or stopping it. Hindi naman itong mundo hihinto para sa akin. Let the other guy find out for himself.
Duterte on his leadership style: Wala naman akong sinuntok na congressman, bakit sinsabi na authoritarian ako?
Asked about his verbal orders, Duterte again compares himself with Robredo.
Duterte: That is what makes a big difference between me and Leni because when I talk, I talk about the law itself.

He cites his verbal order to ban vaping and importation of vapes.
Duterte: 'Yung vaping may nicotine so by itself it is like a cigarette so you ought not to be using it in public.
Duterte: I cannot wait on Congress because ang Congress knows that it is nicotine.
Duterte says Congress should know that vape, which he calls a ‘contraband,’ should not be sold.

There are pending bills in Congress that seek to hike taxes on vapes.
Duterte: That chemical did not pass FDA and it is being sold to the public and all over the world it is being banned so I have the right to say do not sell it
Duterte on vapes: It can cause health problems. It is my sworn duty to protect public health.
Duterte: I suffered the consequences of smoking and nicotine.
Duterte on banning vapes: I will not allow people to remember me as a President who did nothing to help them.
Duterte: I will scare you, or would you rather I should just kill you outright?
Duterte on territorial dispute with China: Nagkaroon sila ng giyera noon, Vietnam got a bloody nose.
Duterte on territorial dispute with China: Giyera, you go to war? The destruction of the Philippines in such a case? A matter of minutes.
Duterte claims China can defeat the Philippines in 7 minutes.
Duterte on concerns on China's control of the PH power supply: My answer to that is very simple, but I would also ask a question. It's a business. So why would China cut it?
Duterte on concerns on China's control of the PH power supply: China bakit niyo putulin? Ayaw niyo ng negosyo?
Duterte on concerns on China's control of the PH power supply: Ang China tumulong lang, nag-magandang loob. Kasi gusto nila may kakampi. Ang dami nang kakampi ng America e.
Duterte says China cannot cut the Philippines’ power supply, contrary to a report provided to lawmakers. bit.ly/34vM1YJ
Duterte on concerns on China's control of the PH power supply: It's about a million miles away... it produces money for both of us. Do you intend to cut it? For what reason? You answer me or I will... Why would you take control of a thing that you offer?
Duterte says there will be a ‘quarrel’ if China cuts the Philippines’ power supply.
Duterte on China's ability to cut the PH power supply: China if you do that, there will be a quarrel. I will not overcome you, but you will receive from me a mouthful. I go to another country to ask for help.
Duterte on POGOs: They are now ordered to register with the BIR and kumuha ng tag number. I'm telling them itong POGO, l**** ka, hindi lang ito Chinese kundi Filipino. FIlipino-Chinese. You better settle that utang or else gawin ko kayong pugo p********
Duterte gives POGOs 3 days to settle tax liabilities with the BIR.
Duterte: Bayaran niyo ang mga utang niyo, kapag kayong mga POGO, barilin ko kayo nang de bomba.
Duterte to POGOs: 'Wag ninyong lokohin ang Pilipino.
Duterte reiterates that he will call people to Malacañang to slap them.
Duterte blames Congress for traffic woes: Because Congress did not pass the budget on time. So apektado lahat.
Duterte blames the delayed passage of the 2019 budget for his administration’s inability to fulfill his promise to cut travel time from Cubao to Makati to just five minutes. bit.ly/33xEyr1
Duterte on his legacy: I will not bring nothing. Pati corruption wala.
Duterte on his legacy: I only get ₱200,000. Magtanong ka dito sa opisina, maski tsismis, kung nakealam ba ako sa negosyo. I do not sign commercial papers, government transactions... It's out of my job description. Ang aking kinukuha lang dito, sweldo.
Duterte says that he will resign if he is into corruption.
Duterte cites yet another law to justify his verbal vape ban. This time, it’s the Consumer Protection Act.
Duterte on vaping: Kayong mga vaping gusto niyong mamatay? Okay lang... kikita ang mga memorial niyan.
Duterte on vape: Do not sell it, display it, because it will be confiscated. Ang problema diyan sa vaping, mahaluan mo ng heroin, marijuana, hindi mo makita. Magtiis kayo. Kayong mga vaping, gusto niyo mamatay, okay lang.
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