*Update – Earlier we reported that Obama was considering cancelling his meeting scheduled for tomorrow with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte after being called a “son of a bitch.” Well, the cancellation is now official.
.@POTUS will no longer be meeting with Philippines President Duterte in Laos, White House says
— Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) September 5, 2016
After calling President Obama a “son of a bitch,” both Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte and Obama have called into question whether a meeting between the two will go ahead as planned for tomorrow. Obama expressed doubts the two could have “constructive, productive conversations” while Duterte responded to questions on whether the meeting would go ahead as planned by simply saying “Maybe, if I feel good.”