It could likewise be remembered throughout the political election campaign in May 2016, Duterte warned De Lima that he would certainly explore her for trading drugs right inside the nationwide jail in which De Lima refuted the issue.
During Leila De Lima's very first opportunity speech previously, she had the ability to safeguard herself versus the problems being tossed at her as well as according to De Lima, Duterte's allies are illinformed as well as hungry for power.
In so many ways and in all sense of the phrase, the President’s men have stood up the world on its head. It is time to put the world back on its feet. Binaliktad na po nila lahat ng kwento tungkol sa maganda nagawa sa DOJ, ni wala pa palang imbestigasyon.
Mr. President, my only defense is my honor and my integrity. This well-oiled media operation intends to take that away from me. They project me as an enemy of this administration, that I am calling for an investigation on the drug killing because I am a drug lord coddler, that I am against the war on drugs because I am protecting the drug trade.
On the other note, Sen. De Lima reiterates that she will not back down nor surrender because she believes that she’s not doing anything against the administration and she’s not involve in any drug trades happened in prisons. According to her, these are the tactics that will also meant to silence any incumbent senator who will be reluctant to be outspoken that is why she will keep on fighting for her rights.
Pagkatapos ko, sino and isusunod sa inyo na mangahas na tumiwalag sa kanilang martsa, na hindi sasayaw sa kanilang musika? That is why ultimately, this is an attack on the Senate as an independent institution.