PBS NewsHour

Philippine front-runner drawing comparisons to Trump

Clip: 05/08/2016 | 3m 38s

Voters in the Philippines are on the verge of choosing a new president. The front-runner’s brash and profane style has earned him comparisons to Donald Trump. Rodrigo Duterte, longtime mayor of the southern city Davao, has also been accused of the extra-judicial killings of a more than a thousand people. Joining Megan Thompson from Manila is Reuters reporter Karen Lima to talk about the election.

Aired: 05/08/16

Rating: NR

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