The president had no respect for Haiti. He could see as well as anyone following the news that the country was a basket case — racked by political unrest, filthy, incapable of handling its own affairs. There was no doubt his opinion of the black republic was informed by his blatant racism, which included praising members of the Ku Klux Klan. He had criticized his predecessors’ foreign wars while running for office. But in the White House, he realized he was willing to flex the country’s muscles abroad, as long as the mission fit his motto: “America first.”
Republican Rep. Mia Love has condemned Donald Trump’s comments describing Haiti and African nations as “s–thole countries,” calling the president’s words racist.
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Former President Bill Clinton on Saturday denied accusations that his charity used donations for Haiti to pay for his daughter Chelsea’s wedding to investment banker Mark Mezvinsky in 2010. Continue reading “Bill Clinton Denies Foundation Used Haiti Donations to Pay for Daughter’s Wedding”
"Let me be clear…. the people of Haiti have been through more, withstood more, fought back against more injustice… than our President ever has" Anderson Cooper choked back tears as he reflected on his relationship with Haiti, and its people https://t.co/3arEalkKOM
— Anderson Cooper 360° (@AC360) January 12, 2018
Dwight McKissic, pastor of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Arlington, TX, and a prominent Southern Baptist voice, is urging President Trump’s evangelical advisers to release a statement either condoning or condemning’ his recent derogatory comments regarding immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador, and Africa. Continue reading “Pastor Dwight McKissic Calls On President Trump’s Evangelical Advisers to Either ‘Condemn or Condone’ his Remarks Regarding African, Caribbean Countries”
The Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc. (PNBC) was founded in 1961 to give full voice, sterling leadership, and active support to the American and world fight for human freedom. PNBC strongly condemns the latest racist comments made this week by Donald Trump in reference to immigration. To refer to Haiti and African countries as “sh**-hole” countries whose people should not be allowed to immigrate to this country in favor of Norwegians is nothing short of overt unabashed racism. Continue reading “Pastor James Perkins, Progressive National Baptist Convention Condemn ‘Racist Statements from Donald Trump Towards Africa and Haiti’”
President Donald Trump denied on Friday that he had insulted Haitians amid an uproar about his reported description of African nations as “sh**hole countries”during a meeting on immigration with lawmakers. Continue reading “U.S. President Trump Denies Using Profane Language to Describe Haiti, African Nations; Sen. Dick Durbin says Trump Is Lying”