Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte was called the 'Donald Trump associated with the East' by certain news outlets, and now the two leaders that are controversial set to meet face-to-face in Washington, DC.
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte and United States President Donald Trump have a gaming connection, and plan to meet soon to talk about the two countries' alliance.
President Trump and Duterte spoke at length throughout a phone call on Saturday, with the primary subject being the significance of strengthening the alliance between the United States and Philippines.
The leaders described the discussion as 'friendly,' a contrast that is stark Duterte's description for the former United States president. It absolutely was year that is just last Duterte said then-President Barack Obama 'can get to hell,' and called him a 'son of a bi—.'
Duterte likely sees much more of himself in Trump than Obama.
The United states billionaire-turned-politician amassed part of his fortune off casinos through the Trump Entertainment that is now-defunct Resorts. Duterte, meanwhile, has instructed his nation's gaming regulator to make the Philippines the top gaming and activity destination in Southeast Asia.
Duterte and Trump are both outspoken leaders whom have taken a guns blazing approach to politics. For Duturte, quite literally.
The Filipino president has rec