Senator Drilon told reporters:
“Walang katotohanan yan. We have not discussed any plot to change the President. We respect the mandate of the people.Senator De Lima, a staunch critic of President Duterte, on the other hand, said:
The ‘yellows,’ including the LP senators, are simply weighing in or making their voices heard on those issues of deep public interest.President Duterte earlier said that the “yellows” were holding protests against him because they cannot accept defeat.
“And, certainly, we're not doing that to benefit any political figure or promote any political agenda.