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Marcos Jr. praises father, promises a ‘future of sufficiency’ in inaugural address

Marcos Jr. praises father, promises a ‘future of sufficiency’ in inaugural address

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PRESIDENT FERDINAND “Bongbong” Marcos Jr. heaped praises on his father, the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr., during his inaugural address, where he also vowed to fulfill the dreams of Filipinos and provide them with a “future of sufficiency.” "I once knew a man who saw what little had been achieved since independence, in a land of people with the greatest potential for achievement—and yet they were poor. But he got it done. Sometimes with needed support; sometimes without,” Marcos Jr. said during his inauguration as 17th president of the Philippines at the National Museum on June 30. “So will it be with his son. You will get no excuses from me,” he added. Marcos Jr. said Filipinos resisted and never failed to defeat foreign attempts to break up the country in his father’s ...