This is the utter hypocrisy of the Trump Administration over Saudi Arabia

Louis Dor
Sunday 21 May 2017 14:30
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In the United States Presidential election, Donald Trump faced Hillary Clinton in the televised debates and levelled an accusation at her about the Clinton Foundation.

Speaking in the debate he criticised Clinton's foundation, claiming that access to Clinton was granted in exchange for charitable donations while she was Secretary of State.

He also criticised the countries of origin the foundation had accepted money from:

It’s a criminal enterprise.

Saudi Arabia given $25 million, Qatar, all of these countries. You talk about women and women’s rights? These are people that push gays off business, off buildings. These are people that kill women and treat women horribly and yet you take their money.

So I’d like to ask you right now why don’t you give back the money that you’ve taken from certain countries that treat certain groups of people so horribly?

I think it would be a great gesture because she takes a tremendous amount of money. You take a look at the people of Haiti.

I was in little Haiti the other day in Florida, and I want to tell you they hate the Clintons because what’s happened in Haiti with the Clinton foundation is a disgrace. And you know it and they know it and everybody knows it.

Donald Trump is now the President of the United States and has installed his daughter Ivanka Trump as one of his aides in the White House.

He's recently been visiting Saudi Arabia, one of the countries he was highly critical of on the campaign trail for human rights abuses.

A few of Ivanka Trump's latest tweets from the visit have attracted the attention of critics:

The latter links to an article that shows Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates have pledged $100 million toward a fund for women who own or want to create businesses.

Presumably Donald Trump is furious.

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