Justin Trudeau Denounces Trump’s Attacks on Congresswomen: ‘Hurtful, Wrong, and Completely Unacceptable’

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is making it clear where he stands on Trump’s recent racist attacks on a group of progressive women of color in Congress.

Trudeau previously commented on the uproar at a Monday press conference, one day after Trump directed a tweet at the group of lawmakers telling them to “go back” and “fix the totally broken and crime-infested places from which they came.”

“I think Canadians and indeed people around the world know exactly what I think about those particular comments,” Trudeau said at the time. “That is not how we do things in Canada.”

But Trudeau expounded on his thoughts at a Thursday press conference with European Council President Donald Tusk, saying how he felt about Trump’s words in no uncertain terms.

“I think the comments made were hurtful, wrong, and completely unacceptable,” the Canadian leader said. “And I want everyone in Canada to know that those comments are completely unacceptable and should not be allowed or encouraged in Canada.”

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel also discussed the American president’s incendiary rhetoric at a Friday press conference in Berlin.

“I distance myself from this decidedly and stand in solidarity with the women who were attacked,” Merkel said, as reported by CNN.

Merkel continued by crediting the “strength of the American people” to the diversity of the country.

“Those [President Trump’s statements] are sentiments which are very much in opposition to my impressions [about the US] which I strongly believe in and it is something that undermines America’s strength,” she added.
Outgoing United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May also weighed in on Trump’s initial tweets on Monday. “The prime minister’s view is that the language used to refer to these women was completely unacceptable,” a spokesperson for May told Politico.

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General Confusion
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“I still fail to see that OUR President’s comments were “RACIST”.” James

I know. I know. And that is the sad truth because that means that you, too, are a racist.

General Confusion
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“I don’t recall reading anything where PM Trudeau’s opinion was solicited, wanted or welcomed.” Confused James

If you read the article, then you would have understood that some world leaders were in Europe and they were in a press conference, Friday. I am sure that you realize that questions get asked at press conferences, right? Not that King Donald The Loser has press briefings anymore.

YOU may not have wondered what his opinion was of King Donald The Loser’s racist remarks were, but the rest of the world cares what real leaders think.

Otis
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Treaudumb should invite the Squad to move to the Great White North to join their Parlaiment.

Screwtape
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PM Trudeau forgets two things.
1. everyone has an opinion. His status as PM of Canada matters not, unless it affects his judgement with US trade deals.
2. he’s a Canuck and cannot vote here. (unlike illegal aliens)

angela hamon
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angela hamon

That is definitely a sign of communism or socialism wherein freedom of speech is curtailed. Yes, the President’s words were harsh. No, I don’t like the Presiden’s friends. YES, every word he said was true. Facts are still facts no matter if we dislike the person who says them.

James
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I don’t recall reading anything where PM Trudeau’s opinion was solicited, wanted or welcomed.

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