Rand Paul: Trump Cares 'Very Deeply' About Haiti, Financed Medical Mission TripTimothy Meads Townhall Tipsheet
“I think it’s unfair to sort of paint him, ‘oh well, he’s a racist,’ when I know for a fact that he cares very deeply about the people of Haiti because he helped finance a trip where they would get vision back for 200 people in Haiti,” Paul said.In 2015, Rand Paul was part of a group of U.S. doctors who volunteered their time to go serve some of the world’s poorest individuals and assist in various medical procedures.
At the time Guardian published a detailed article on this trip.
“People need to be encouraged it’s not much longer,” said Republican presidential candidate Rand Paul, an ophthalmologist by training, without taking his eyes off Saint Fleur.
As many of Paul’s competitors courted voters in Iowa and New Hampshire over the last week, Kentucky’s fiery junior senator joined a team of eye surgeons on a four-day mission to Haiti, giving vision to nearly 200 who would not have been blind if they lived in the US. Here in the poorest nation in the western hemisphere, “curable blindness” from common ailments such as: