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Philippines: 'Did you slam your father for screwing Lewinsky' - Duterte defends his 'rape joke'01:16

Philippines: 'Did you slam your father for screwing Lewinsky' - Duterte defends his 'rape joke'

Philippines, Davao
June 1, 2017 at 10:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

"Did you slam your father?" when he was "screwing Lewinsky" President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte fired back at Chelsea Clinton following her criticism of a "rape joke" he made, speaking in Davao at the 119th anniversary of the Philippine Navy ceremony, Thursday.

"She slammed me for the rape joke. I wasn't joking, I was being sarcastic," said Duterte. "When your father the President of the United States then, was screwing Lewinsky and the girls there in the White House, how did you feel? Did you slam your father?"

Duterte made the joke in question during a speech on Friday in which he reassured soldiers that he would take full responsibility for any backlash to the martial law he imposed on Mindanao island last week.

"I will go to jail for you. If you happen to have raped three women, I will own up to it," said Duterte, to which Clinton tweeted "Not funny. Ever" adding that "Duterte is a murderous thug with no regard for human rights. It's important to keep pointing that out & that rape is never a joke."

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"Did you slam your father?" when he was "screwing Lewinsky" President of Philippines Rodrigo Duterte fired back at Chelsea Clinton following her criticism of a "rape joke" he made, speaking in Davao at the 119th anniversary of the Philippine Navy ceremony, Thursday.

"She slammed me for the rape joke. I wasn't joking, I was being sarcastic," said Duterte. "When your father the President of the United States then, was screwing Lewinsky and the girls there in the White House, how did you feel? Did you slam your father?"

Duterte made the joke in question during a speech on Friday in which he reassured soldiers that he would take full responsibility for any backlash to the martial law he imposed on Mindanao island last week.

"I will go to jail for you. If you happen to have raped three women, I will own up to it," said Duterte, to which Clinton tweeted "Not funny. Ever" adding that "Duterte is a murderous thug with no regard for human rights. It's important to keep pointing that out & that rape is never a joke."

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