Kudos to the blogger for the scoop.
A DRAFT of President Rodrigo Duterte’s First State of the Nation Address was sent to this blogger. Here are [unedited] excerpts of the speech. Exclusive!
State of the Nation Address
Rodrigo R. Duterte
President of the Philippines
[To be delivered at the Session Hall of the House of Representatives, Batasang Pambansa Complex, Quezon City on July 28, 2016]
SPEAKER PANTALEON Alvarez, Senate President Aquilino ‘Koko’ Pimentel III, Vice President Leni Robredo, Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno, former presidents Fidel V. Ramos, Joseph Ejercito Estrada and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo… (BOISTEROUS APPLAUSE)
Ma’am, puwede po bang tumayo kayo? Na-miss yata kayo ng inyong mga kasamahan dito sa Kongreso. (MORE APPLAUSE)
[Shobra ka naman Digong. Nakatayo na ako.](CANNED LAUGHTER)
Palakpakan po ulit natin, former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo! (APPLAUSE)
Members of the House of Representatives and the Senate; distinguished members of the diplomatic corps; fellow workers in government,
Mga minamahal kong kababayan…
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