Ugandan leader says he loves the US president for being frank with Africans, after Trump's alleged 'shithole' comment.
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni on Tuesday hailed Donald Trump for speaking "frankly" to Africans, after the US president unleashed a storm by reportedly describing African nations as "shithole countries." "I love Trump because he speaks to Africans frankly. Show More Summary
Haitians protested President Donald Trump with a voodoo ceremony and by burning signs and throwing rocks.
Shithole Shutdown splashes over everyone, Devin Nunes is trying to hide his paperwork, and net neutrality takes a couple steps forward. Your morning news brief.
Vice President Mike Pence argued on Monday that he knows President Donald Trump didn’t mean to be racist when referring to Haiti and African countries as “shithole countries” because “I know what’s in the president’s heart.”
Less than three days after President Donald Trump included Haiti as one of his so-called shithole countries, Conan O’Brien announced that he would be bringing his comedic diplomacy to that island nation for a new edition of Conan Without Borders. Show More Summary
PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - About two thousand people took to the streets of Haiti's capital on Monday to protest comments attributed to U.S. President Donald Trump about the nation being a "shithole" country, which caused uproar in the world's first independent black republic.
“I know what’s in the president’s heart," Pence said of Trump's denigrating Haiti and African countries.
Who is the "shithole" now? According to a Washington Post article published on Sunday, Donald Trump reportedly used an Indian accent to imitate Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who have both expressed dissatisfaction with the amount of resources used by the war in Afghanistan. According to senior administration officials, the President used the affectation to quote Modi, [...]
He said Trump is determined to implement a merit-based system that encourages immigration
Apparently having the temerity to ask Dear Leader if he just might be a racist following his vile comments about why we're letting all of these brown people from "shithole countries" come to the United States is enough to provoke death...Show More Summary
Trump's Shithole Shutdown continues, Trump goes full Willie Horton, and Jared Kushner has some SERIOUS problems. Your morning news brief.
Let’s face it: it’s not the Trump Shutdown, it’s the People’s Shutdown. The 62 million people who decided to turn the United States into a shithole country by electing Donald Trump fourteen months ago deserve the blame for the disorder and chaos in the District of Columbia. There is no logic or basis to the... Read more »
Jeanine Pirro opened her speech at Mar-a-Lago this week with a joke suggesting that Trump supporters are better than the black immigrants Donald Trump smeared in his infamous “shithole countries” comments. As The Washington Post reported,...Show More Summary
French President Emmanuel Macron says he shares the outrage over President Donald Trump's disparaging comment about Africa, arguing that such language hurts efforts to bring peace and development to the continent.
Does it matter that President Trump called African nations shithole countries? Or that he said all Haitians have AIDS? Or even that he had an extramarital affair with a porn star and then paid her to keep quiet? On Saturday Night Live’s aptly named game show, ‘What Even Matters Anymore,’ ... More »
In many countries worldwide, there is still a chronic lack of toilets, driving people to defecate outdoors. In fact, as Statista's Niall McCarthy notes, just under a billion people still practice open defecation across the globe andShow More Summary
Lost in the shitstorm over “shithole” was another equally damning example of President Donald Trump’s blatant racism and sexism.
New @andrewrestuccia: Trump’s “shithole” comments are still reverberating, with several administration officials privately worrying that their future job prospects could be damaged by association, according to a person familiar with their thinking. Show More Summary
Nikki Haley, the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, reportedly told ambassadors of various African nations that she “regretted” the controversy that erupted as a result of President Trump’s alleged “shithole” remark in reference to some countries. Read more... Permalink | Email this | Linking Blogs | Comments