What Donald Trump really thinks about SA
EWN takes you through some of the things that US president-elect Donald Trump has said about South Africa.
JOHANNESBURG – US President-elect Donald Trump is quite the controversial leader, with extreme views on women, immigrants, homosexuals and South Africa.
Eyewitness News takes a look at some of the things Trump has said about South Africa in the past.
- After former president Nelson Mandela died in 2013, the president-elect said that South Africa is a crime-ridden mess that is just waiting to explode
I really like Nelson Mandela but South Africa is a crime ridden mess that is just waiting to explode-not a good situation for the people!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 13, 2013
2. He has however, expressed his love for Madiba.
3. Last year (2015) Trump continued to bash South Africa saying it’s a mess
As I have long been saying, South Africa is a total - and very dangerous - mess. Just watch the evening news (when not talking weather).— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) April 20, 2015
4. During the Oscar Pistorius trial in 2014, the controversial president-elect referred to Judge Thokozile Masipa as a total moron, likening the case to O.J Simpson’s trail.
The judge in the Oscar Pistorious case is a total moron. She said he didn't act like a killer. This is another O.J. disaster!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September 12, 2014