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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:20 AM

Duterte spokesman: Trump offered to return Philippine fugitive during bilateral talks

Source: The Washington Post




By Emily Rauhala and David Nakamura November 14 at 3:26 AM

MANILA — A spokesman for Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Tuesday that President Trump offered to return a fugitive who had fled to the United States and did not bring up human rights issues at all during the bilateral meeting a day earlier.

Spokesman Harry Roque’s account of the meeting in an interview with The Washington Post appears to contradict White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who said “human rights briefly came up” as the two leaders discussed the Philippines’ bloody fight against illicit drugs.

Roque suggested he was surprised that Sanders had told American reporters here that the issue had come up. “It was not Trump who raised it. Trump never raised it, honestly,” Roque said. Sanders did not reply to an email seeking comment.

In the course of the discussion, Duterte emphasized that relations between the two allied nations had traditionally been strong but had deteriorated over one “sour point,” a reference to former president Barack Obama, Roque said.

Read more: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/11/14/duterte-spokesman-trump-offered-to-return-philippines-fugitive-during-bilateral-talks

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:25 AM

1. once again, Trump shows what a moron he is

The article goes on to make the point that the POTUS actually has nothing to do with extradition:


In the United States, extraditions are not actually the province of the president, but rather requests are reviewed, forwarded to the relevant U.S. Attorney’s office and then a judge ultimately makes the decision whether the person is sent back.

Dog, I'm so sick of this idiot.

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:44 AM

2. Flynn's available, and would be happy to kidnap said fugitive for the low, low price of

$10m...give him a ring, Duterte! (trump can hook you up)

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Response to DonViejo (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 10:00 AM

3. Republicans'-trump offers to send refugee in USA to his death.

just 'doing your job' Mrs Huckabee?

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Response to Sunlei (Reply #3)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 02:09 PM

4. You nailed it

If Duterte wants them and Trump extradites them they are as good as dead

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