Happy Winter Solstice
- Sep 27, 2005
Trump keeps praising international strongmen, alarming human rights advocates
By Philip Rucker
May 1 at 6:43 PM
"Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sissi has had his opponents gunned down, but Trump praised him for doing “a fantastic job.” Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha is a junta chief whose military jailed dissidents after taking power in a coup, yet Trump offered to meet with him at the White House. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has eroded basic freedoms, but after a recent political victory, he got a congratulatory call from trump."