Pres. Duterte Discloses List of Cabinet Members Who Will Run for 2019 Elections


The tough-talking President of the Republic of the Philippines, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte disclosed the names of his Cabinet Members who will run in the highly anticipated 2019 Midterm Elections.



During a speaking engagement with the media in MalacaƱang on Tuesday, Pres. Rody Duterte said that Foreign Affairs Secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, Agrarian Reform Secretary John Castriciones, TESDA General Director Gene Mamondiong, and Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque will be running for a government post in 2019.



When Pres. Duterte was asked if Special Assistant to the President (SAP) Bong Go would also be running for senator, Pres. Duterte said, "I think he will run... Murphy's Law, anything can happen. But I believe he is really running." Pres. Duterte said.

Meanwhile, in a separate interview with CNN Philippines last week, the ruling party's PDP-Laban and its President Sen. Koko Pimentel said SAP Bong was "not interested," in running for senator in the 2019 election.

Pres. Duterte on his part noted that he is already had someone lined up to replace SAP Bong Go, but did not give a name, only that person would surely be a woman.

When the President was asked who he thinks could replace Cayetano, he responded by saying "I have a name. He (Cayetano) agreed, but he did no authorize me to name him now. Maybe, siya na lang pag gusto [he could do it if he wants to].



Pres. Duterte also made a statement about Sec. Harry Roque's plans, he frankly told Roque that he will find it hard to win a senate seat, he advised Spox Roque to stay put and he will give the veteran lawyer a new job.

The President also revealed that he was thinking of having Presidential Legal Adviser Sal Panel to take on the role of Press Secretary in the meantime. Aside from the names mentioned by Pres. Duterte there are insiders report also of Francis Tolentino running for senator.

List of Pres. Duterte's Cabinet Members Who Will Run in 2019:

DFA Sec. Alan Peter Cayetano
SAP Bong Go
Spokesman Bong Go
TESDA Gen. Manager Gene Mamondiong
DAR Sec. John Castriciones
Political Adviser Francis Tolentino

Source: CNN Philippines


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