Canada's former General Governor, Haitian-Canadian Michaëlle Jean, calls Trumps "shit holes" comment about Haiti "troubling and offensive"

Posted by on Friday, January 12, 2018 Under: Diplomacy
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Former Canadian governor general Michaëlle Jean, who was born in the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince, called Trump’s reported remarks “insulting."

“It was so disturbing this morning to hear President Trump’s comments reported all over the news calling my poor native land and African countries ‘shithole’ nations,” Jean said in the statement to The Canadian Press. “It is such an insult before humanity. For the first representative of the United States of America to speak in such a manner is quite troubling and offensive.”

Despite Trump’s denial of making the vulgar remarks, Jean, 60, who was Canada’s governor general from 2005 to 2010 and who is noe the Secreterary General of Francophone Nations, made it clear that she didn't believe the American President's denial.

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