PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has but to determine on a presidential candidate to assist within the upcoming Might nationwide elections, a Palace official stated.
Performing Palace spokesman Karlo Alexei Nograles reiterated the President’s earlier pronouncement that he’s not supporting any presidential candidate “until there’s a compelling motive” for him to take action.
“Properly, balikan natin ‘no iyong sinabi ni Pangulo (Let’s recall what the President stated) in his earlier ‘Speak to the Folks’ tackle and I quote: ‘Right now, I’m saying that I’m not supporting anyone until there’s a compelling motive actually for me to alter my thoughts and determine to assist a candidate.’ So, thus far, ganoon pa rin po ang stand ni Pangulo (that’s nonetheless the stand of the President),” Nograles stated throughout a digital press briefing.
The Palace official additionally stated that Duterte wouldn’t be bodily becoming a member of his endorsed senatorial candidates of their campaigns for this 12 months’s elections as it isn’t in his calendar.
Nograles stated Duterte is presently “okay” and he’s “busy with work.”