While at the United Nations on Monday, President Trump was speaking with reporters. He was telling reporters that he was deserving of a Nobel Peace Prize. However, he doesn’t expect to receive one.
After a bilateral meeting with Pakistani Minister Imran Khan, Trump was Spoke on the Nobel Peace Prize. He was saying that he thinks he will receive a Nobel Prize for a lot of things. He then goes on today that they don’t give out the awards fairly.
Trump then began to speak on his frustration about President Barack Obama receiving the award back in 2009. He claims that Obama was able to receive the prize as soon as he became president. However, he didn’t know why he got the award.
President Trump Believes He Deserves A Nobel Peace Prize
President Trump was telling the reporter that Obama did not know why he was receiving the Nobel Prize. That was the only thing he was in agreeance with him on.
Obama was able to receive the Nobel Peace Prize while in office for only a year and a half during his first term. The committee said during the announcement that he was receiving the award for “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen internat.” Obama felt that his accomplishments were slight compared to Schweitzer and King, Marshall and Mandela, who were recipients of the award as well.
However, Obama was sure to note that throughout history, the Nobel Peace Prize has not just been in place to honor specific achievement. It’s also been a means to give momentum to a set of causes, and that’s why I will accept this award as a call to action — a call for all nations to confront the common challenges of the 21st century.” national diplomacy and cooperation between peoples,” and singled out his “vision of and work for a world without nuclear weapons.”
However, Obama did say during his speech that it was unusual that he was receiving the prize. It was only the beginning of his term as president.