"I would advise the President, huwag na ho kayo magsalita. Magtrabaho na lang kayo," said Rep. Rodolfo Farinñas at a news conference.
This is the advised of Majority Floor Leader and Ilocos Norte Rep. Rodolfo Fariñas to President Rodrigo Duterte after his series of tirades that has blown the international media.
"Siguro (he should not speak) until such time he gets to adjust," said Farinas.
"He wants to accommodate you and andiyan ang obligation niya to speak to the people," the lawmaker said.
"He loves the media... Siya, he's accommodating kasi sanay din siya sa media. Pero nahihirapan siya sa transition na he speaks for the whole country... Doon tayo nagkakaproblema," Fariñas added.
In a report from GMA News, Fariñas believed that President is still transitioning from being the Davao City Mayor for more than to decade to becoming the highest government official in the Philippines.
"Minsan parang mayor pa rin ang pagsasalita niya. Ang media naman, pinapalaki. Kung mayor ako ng Laoag o Davao, sa media nagkakaintidnihan tayo. Pero iyong iba, na-a-out of context," said Fariñas."Duterte’s ally in the Congress also encouraged the public to help the President.
"Si Presidente, bago pa lang. Sana mabigyan ng time. Tulungan natin," he said.READ ALSO: Remarkable Reason Why Should Not Give Up On Duterte
"I'm sure he's trying to change, 71 years old na rin siya. You cannot change overnight. Sincere naman siya. Iyong pagkakamali niya, inamin naman niya. I am sure he is striving also," he added.