Trudeau head of EU take jabs at Donald Trump over raciallycharged comments

first_imgTrump now says he disagrees with the chants, even though he didn’t discourage them at the rally, and the message was similar to his own words. MONTREAL (NEWS 1130) – Canada’s prime minister and the head of the European Union are taking some clear digs at U.S. President Donald Trump following the recent controversy around his racially charged attacks against four congresswomen of colour.After wrapping up an economic summit in Montreal on Thursday, President of the EU Donald Tusk began his remarks saying he felt at home in Canada.“Because in Montreal, I didn’t hear anyone shouting ‘Send him back,’” he said.The President of the EU, Donald Tusk began his remarks with a shot at US President Donald Trump and his supporters. Said he enjoys being in Montreal because no one shouted at him “send him back”— Cormac Mac Sweeney (@cmaconthehill) July 18, 2019It was a not-so-subtle jab at Trump and his supporters, who at a rally Wednesday night doubled down on his recent tweets saying the four congresswomen of colour should “go back where they came from” if they don’t like his policies. That prompted the crowd to chant “Send her back.”EU President Donald Tusk asked to speak more about the recent controversy with US President Donald Trump and the rally chants of ‘send her back’. Tusk says he is pro-American, but if you feel something is totally unacceptable then you have to speak out #cdnpoli— Cormac Mac Sweeney (@cmaconthehill) July 18, 2019Tusk was hesitant to criticize further, but Justin Trudeau did not appear to have a problem with it.“I think the comments made were hurtful, wrong, and completely unacceptable,” Trudeau said. “I want everyone in Canada to know that those comments are completely unacceptable.”Tusk did add if something is totally unacceptable, it has to be called out despite the impact it might have on business and trade.last_img read more