First it was Mark Cuban – now Trump is receiving criticism from yet another billionaire.
Following his comments regarding banning Muslim immigration, Saudi Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal took to twitter to attack Trump.
Trump wasn’t going to let this go. He quickly fired back later that day:
Trump can’t be bought by lobbyists, and he can’t be bought by foreign influences either – which is precisely what irritates the establishment so very much.
However, the same can’t be said of our current president.
Back in January of this year Obama visited Saudi Arabia following the death of King Abdullah to pay respects to the new king – two weeks after the White House refused to send a representative to Paris for a Peace rally following the Charlie Hebdo shooting. The rally was attended by a handful of first world leaders including Angela Merkel, Benjamin Netanyahu, and David Cameron.
Of course, considering it was Obama attending, I guess it could still be said the U.S. failed to send a leader to represent us…
[Note: This article was written by The Analytical Economist]