Ex-President Duterte assails Marcos

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FORMER President Rodrigo Duterte is throwing allegations at his successor, Ferdinand Marcos Jr., and even raising the prospect of removing him from office, bringing into the open a long-rumored split between the two. In an expletive-laden speech late Sunday, Jan. 28, 2024, the former populist leader alleged Marcos’ legislative allies are plotting to amend the 1987 Constitution to lift term limits and warned that could lead to him being ousted like his father — the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Duterte also accused Marcos of being a drug addict. Marcos laughed off Duterte’s allegations, speaking to reporters before he flew to...