WATCH: Duterte: If I were De Lima, I would hang myself. She should resign!
Sen. Leila de Lima should just hang herself due to embarrassment caused by her controversial love affair with her former driver that led her ashtray– dealing and accepting protection money from drug lords operating at the national penitentiary in Muntinlupa.
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“If I were de Lima, I will hang myself,” Duterte said, giving her another option to just resign as senator because of the bad example she has exhibited as a public official. Duterte called de Lima as an “idiot” for decrying his administration’s anti-drug campaign, which had do far killed 1,600 drug suspects since June 30.
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He lumped the senator as among the “idiots” with the United Nations representatives who also spunded alarm over the extra-judicial killings in the country.
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At a previous speech, Duterte said de Lima cannot be compelled to attend an inquiry of the House of Representatives on the drug-related killings.
After going to a wake in Samar, Duterte flew to visit a wounded cop in Tacloban before going back to attend to other appointments in Manila. He earlier in the day led the marking of the National Heroes Day at the Libingan ng mga Bayani in Taguig