President admits lying to voters about Jet Ski promise


"Do not mess with us because we would not allow it. If it's time to go to heaven, so be it. Huwag kayo matakot, mauna ako doon (Don't be scared. I'll be the first one there)," said the Philippine leader. (READ: Gov't admits China surveyed Benham Rise without permit; https://www.rappler.com/nation/196933-senate-hearing-benham-rise)

But in the same speech, Duterte told his audience of police not to believe his remarks during the campaign period that he would take a jetski to defend islands in the West Philippine Sea from China.
"'Yung sabi ko mag jetski ako sa China, kalokohan 'yun (When I said I would take a jetski, that's nonsense)," said the President, eliciting chuckles from the audience. NEWS SOURCE: https://www.rappler.com/nation/197205-philippines-duterte-war-defend-benham-rise

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