Obama broke his silence, and supported demonstrations against Trump
Former US President Barack Obama came out on Monday January 30 2017.,
Broke his silence after 10 days to leave power., Supports the demonstration in defence of democracy.,
But denounces discrimination “because of creed or religion”., In a statement issued by his spokesman.,
While demonstrations rejecting the policy of President Donald Trump continues.,
Especially on the recent decree on immigration.,
Kevin Lewis, spokesman for Obama said the former president “delighted” with protests taking place across the country.,
He added.: “All citizens exercising their constitutional right to assemble.,
Organize and make their voices heard through their elected officials.,
It is what we expect to see exactly when they become American values are at risk. ”
He explained that President Obama.:
“Differs fundamentally with the idea of discrimination against individuals because of creed or religion.”
President Obama said before leaving the White House he would not interfere in the political debate unless skip some red lines.
And select in his last press on the eighteenth of January that these red lines, including for “systematic discrimination.,
Or the emergence of obstacles to the right to vote.,
Or attempts to silence opposition voices, or silence the press or the expulsion of the children have lived here and they are therefore American children. ”
over an executive order on immigration and recalled some staff from overseas.
In a memo to employees reported on by Bloomberg and the Wall Street Journal,
CEO Sundar Pichai slammed the effects of the directive on Google staff.
“We’re upset about the impact of this order and any proposals that could impose restrictions on Googlers and their families.,
Or that could create barriers to bringing great talent to the US,” he wrote.