Cayetano Slams Trillanes: ‘Another Desperate Attempt Of Senator Trillanes’

Senator Cayetano defends President Duterte from Trillanes.

Senator Cayetano defended President Duterte from Senator Trillanes for reviving his later accusation on the alleged P2 billion in his bank accounts.

Senator Antonio Trillanes IV is known as a vocal critic of President Rodrigo Duterte. He revived his accusation against the President that he has more than 2 billion in his bank account. He also hinted that the money came from the illegal sources.

During press conference at the senate, Senator Trillanes made the same accusation and challenge the president to prove that he is not corrupt government leader. The senator also vowed to resign from the senate if proven wrong.

“Ako ay naghamon noon na i-prove niya na ako ay mali…It’s nine months since, wala pa rin. Inuulit ko ang aking hamon na patunayan niya na mali ako, na meron siyang higit na P2 bilyon sa kanyang bank accounts,” GMA quoted Trillanes saying.

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Minutes after the news conference, Senator Cayetano spoke to reporters and immediately came to the president’s defense and lambasted Trillanes for supposedly raising another false accusation against the President.

‘This is another desperate attempt of Senator Trillanes to stop reforms that are happening right now because many of his patrons or those behind him are being hit by these reforms,” Cayetano said.

Senator Cayetano, the close ally of President Duterte said that Trillanes should be the one to prove that Duterte had alleged P2-billion in his bank.

“We Know from the start that parating kuryente king si Senator Trillanes pagdating Miya kay President Duterte,” Cayetano said and calling his ColleagueKuryente King.

Senator Cayetano also believes that Trillanes is still bitter after being rejected by Duterte as a running mate in the last election and now doing g his best to discredit the president.

Furthermore, in an interview on News to go on Thursday with the Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella, he said that it is up for the senator to prove his allegations against the president.

“Let him prove that… The burden of proof goes back to him,” Abella said.

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