MANILA, Philippines (The Adobo Chronicles, Manila Bureau) – Despite being scolded by Rodrigo Duterte on national TV last night, Vice President Leni Robredo says she wants to meet with just-resigned U.S. State Department official Mina Chang.
(Duterte took Robredo to task for using her Drug Czar designation to meet with foreign agencies and officials, The Vice President was earlier chided for possibly sharing state secrets with foreigners.)
Chang resigned her post amid allegations that she inflated her resume. She was even accused of spreading photos of her on the cover of Time magazine.
A spokesperson for the Office of the Vice President (OVP) told The Adobo Chronicles that Robredo feels that Chang can empathize with her since both of them are being accused of fakery. Many Opposition critics have called Robredo “fake VP.”
”Besides, I think it would be good to seek the advice of a fellow woman lke Chang,” Robredo said.