The top official at the U.S. foreign aid agency defended three political appointees whose past social media posts and writings include attacks on LGBT people and Muslims, saying they were “committed to enacting the policies of President Donald J. Trump.”
Merritt Corrigan, USAID’s new deputy White House liaison, has condemned the “tyrannical LGBT agenda” and celebrated Hungary’s right-wing prime minister as “the shining champion of Western civilization.” https://t.co/p60SbVm8Kr
— ProPublica (@propublica) June 7, 2020
— LGBTQ Nation (@lgbtqnation) June 10, 2020
3/ And: "The Washington Post reported that a Tea Party activist with a history of making and sharing anti-Islamic comments on his personal social media profiles would be the agency’s new religious freedom adviser."
This is appalling. USAID deserves better than these clowns.
— hilzoy (@hilzoy) June 6, 2020