>> Continue. And I don't give a shit.>> The man who called President Obama a son of a whore is coming to Washington. President Elect Donald Trump on Friday inviting Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte to the White House next year after a quote very engaging animated phone call. Reuters White House correspondent, Jeff Mason.
>> It is emblematic of the rogue style that Donald Trump expressed and showed on the campaign trail. Certainly not traditional diplomacy.>> Duterte, like Trump, a lightning rod since coming to power earlier this year on a pledge to get tough on crime. Duterte, drawing international outrage over the extrajudicial killing of thousands in a war on drugs and stunning Washington by announcing a separation from long-standing ties to the US on a recent visit to China.
> But it's his salty snub of Obama that got the most play, leading Obama to scrap a scheduled face-to-face meeting in September.>> President Obama expressed concern about human rights violations with regards to the way that the Filipino government has carrying out its war on drugs, the President raised concerns about that.
>> The two leaders tried to patch things up but never seemed on the same page, White House spokesman Aaron Schultz.>> Decisions to invite the foreign leader to the White House of United States aren't made lightly. Just last night>> President Duterte delivered remarks which could be seen as taunting extra judicial killings.
>> Trump on the other hand, seems to have Duterte's eye. He proclaimed long live Trump after his victory and he said he does not want to quarrel with the US anymore.>> The Philippines is important for a lot of reasons. Having an ally there>> Has helped as a counter balance to China, and the rise of China.
There's a military alliance between the United States and the Philippines, which has been very critical.>> A source close to Trump says he'll view the relationship with Duterte as a clean slate.