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Projet:Summary of weekly radio talk-show « Emission Club de la Presse: "Urubuga rw’Itangazamakuru "

Activité:Talk show ″Urubugarw'itangazamakuru″ (Club de la presse)

Date:19/01/2021

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After four years of President Donald Trump, the US is gearing up for a new leader on 20 January. Donald Trump rejected the outcome of the 2020 election and promised further legal challenges as Democrats and liberal groups celebrated Joe Biden’s victory. Two weeks before Biden’s inauguration, disaffected Trump supporters came to Washington to express their dissatisfaction over Trump’s loss. After a highly incendiary speech from Trump, they marched to the Capitol, smashed windows and doors, stormed the building, assaulted police officers, stole federal property, and temporarily stopped members of Congress from certifying Biden’s victory.

Urubuga rw’Itangazamakuru” (Club de la Presse) of this Sunday 17-01-2021 broadcast in synergy by ten radios across the country and a Television (TV Isango star) focused on “The image of America in the mirror of Trump's leadership”

Invitees:

1. Dr. Ismael BUCHANAN/Analyst

2.  John William NTWALI/Journalist

 3. Mark LAMBA/Analyst

Invitees point out that Trump's term has left a special impression on the United States because he has done more in his name than serving citizens, and this is underscored by the many decisions he made without consulting anyone and immediately announcing them on his Twitter account as a rule.

They said that Trump has left the United States in bad situation because it has knocked down its economy, increasing the number of unemployed, undermining the United States, fragmenting the United States, leaving many enemies in the United States and not living well with other countries.

The recent US Capitol riots that as Congress says, were instigated by President Donald Trump, are only the latest example of how populism and authoritarianism have infiltrated even the most stable democracies.

Trump is the only president to have been impeached twice, and possible republican support for conviction in the Senate makes the odds of conviction more likely than his impeachment in 2019. If the Senate fails to convict Trump, either before he leaves office or after, a dangerous precedent will be set for the future: presidents may instigate insurrection at no political cost.

Ntwali William pointed out that Trump's harsh decision during his term has inspired other countries to start looking for solutions, especially those in Africa such as the suspension of duty-free access to the US market under the AGOA framework which has led some to think about making their own clothes and going to other markets, criticizing Trump for not having a relationship with Africa because he met with only 2 presidents.

The talk show panel concluded that hue to his actions, tactics and attack on democracy, Trump has created what we could call an “equalization of nations”; democratic and nondemocratic. His actions have given the moral high ground to dictators around the world, who have previously faced condemnation from the US regarding their own political repression, attack on the media, political opponents and civil liberties.

The damage is enormous as any future condemnation of political violence abroad by the Biden administration will undoubtedly be met with calls of hypocrisy and “clean your house first before you lecture others”.

 

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