‘WHAT?!’: Internet cringes as Trump congratulates African leaders on getting exploited by his friends
President Donald Trump address a meeting of African leaders on Wednesday and cheerfully informed him that he knows lots of people who are trying to exploit them.
“I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich,” he said.
They just looked at him like this:
And Twitter recoiled in horror.
Sure, 'cause African leaders' primary concern is that all Donald Trump's friends are able to get rich by exploiting their nations' resources https://t.co/kDFA9tNeZ2
— Great Cosmic Book (@GreatCosmicBook) September 20, 2017
Trump congratulates African leaders: "I have so many friends going to your countries trying to get rich." pic.twitter.com/Nx7Tlh1ClI
— Nico Denoir (@nicodenoir) September 20, 2017
Trump hails business potential of Africa. Tells leaders: “I have so many friends going to your countries to get rich.”
African leaders: pic.twitter.com/smaR0RPREr
— Richard Martins. (@richielovall) September 20, 2017
Trump congratulates African countries for being so awesome for his friends to make a lot of money. https://t.co/bq3FLcrD9d
— Dickens Olewe (@DickensOlewe) September 20, 2017
Whoa-I'm sure the African leaders r impressed that Trump has friends. Oh-& that they're planning to make themselves rich @ leaders' expense. https://t.co/prH4ILKXJH
— Karin Diskin (@KarinDiskin) September 20, 2017
Trump at UN lunch with African leaders just now: "I have a lot of friends going to Africa to try and get rich". pic.twitter.com/iJpvwOCFO1
— ❄️️Adele ❄️️ (@missy__m) September 20, 2017
Trump just congratulated African leaders on his many friends going into their countries looking to get rich. pic.twitter.com/n9yfWhAJ1N
— Suburban Meyer (@O_Shaw) September 20, 2017
Trump speaking the African Nations: "I have so many friends, going to your countries, trying to get Rich"
— *Seis Anillos (@BGGrosso) September 20, 2017