WATCH: Duterte's contradicting statements on revolutionary government

In this Nov. 22, 2017 photo, President Rodrigo Duterte witnesses the program proper during his visit at Fort Magsaysay in Palayan City, Nueva Ecija. Also in the photo are National Security Adviser Hermogenes Esperon Jr. and Special Operations Command Commander Major General Danilo Pamonag. PPD/Alfred Frias

Several times in his public remarks, President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to declare a revolutionary government, a form of self-coup disabling the current government system and Constitution.

But like in discussing other issues before, the chief executive has flip-flopped on this proposal as well.

FULL STORY: Can Duterte declare a revolutionary government?

A revolutionary government will allow the president to consolidate authority to enact what he claims as the kind of change the country needs, while quelling a supposed conspiracy by communists, Liberals and other factions to destabilize his administration. — Video by Efigenio Toledo IV

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