POLITICS-DIPLOMACY: MANILA – Duterte: Prove that I’m involved in Sereno ouster and I’ll resign



Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday denied involvement in the ouster of Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno.He vowed to resign if anyone could prove that he was behind the removal of the chief magistrate from office.

“If there’s one congresswoman or congressman or a single justice who will say I talked to them, I can guarantee you I will resign,” the President told reporters in a press conference in Malacañang.



READ: Palace distances from SC ruling on quo warranto case vs Sereno

Voting 8-6, the Supreme Court has ousted Sereno by granting the quo warranto petition filed by Solicitor General Jose Calida against the chief justice. /ee

READ: Sereno kicked out by fellow SC justices in close 8-6 voteThe Philippine Daily Inquirer

By : Nestor Corrales – Reporter / @NCorralesINQ /INQUIRER.net / 09:30 PM May 16, 2018


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