2 weeks Roque on Pemberton’s absolute pardon: I respect the President’s wisdom… Inquirer
          MANILA, Philippines --- Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque on Thursday said he respects President Rodrigo Duterte's decision granting absolute pardon to US Marine Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton amid questions on their difference of opinion on the issue.   "The President and I share the same deep conviction on major policy issues affecting the country, such as charting an independent foreign policy course and zero tolerance against corruption," Roque said in a statement.   "On the Pemberton issue, I respect the wisdom of the President, which is grounded on a broader national interest," he added. &nbsp...Keep ... more