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Duterte endorses Bong Go-Sara tandem to lawmakers

President Rodrigo Duterte has endorsed the tandem of Senator Bong Go and his daughter Sara Duterte for their presidential and vice-presidential bids.

Duterte made the endorsement in a ‘casual’ dinner with over a hundred lawmakers in Malacañang.

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House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero said that the president initially wanted to make the event politics-free.

But DIWA Representative Michael Aglipay, said Duterte asked them to support himself, Bong Go, and Sara Duterte.

“Standing order, SBG. Sara for 2022 in his (Duterte’s) speech,” Aglipay said in a text message to reporters.

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Go also made an appearance to the dinner.

There were no formal invitations according to some lawmakers. (TDT)

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