Trump spoke about the meeting with a non-existent President of the virgin Islands
The American leader Donald trump during the conference Values Voter Summit in Washington, said that met with the President of the virgin Islands, which is himself, as the region is controlled by the us government. On Saturday, October 14, reports CNN.
“I went from Texas from Florida, from Louisiana, went to Puerto Rico and I met with the President of the virgin Islands,” said trump. After that, he told the audience, as the population of the Islands cope with the effects of hurricanes “Irma” and “Maria”.
The channel notes that appealed to the White house to comment on the words of the head of state, but an immediate response is not received. In the official transcript the word “President” was changed to “the Governor” is officially called the head of the region, Kenneth MAPP (Kenneth Map).
In September, trump, speaking at a meeting with leaders of African countries at the UN General Assembly, referred to the improvement of the performance of the health system in the non-existent state Nambia. Later the White house released the transcript of the speech from which it becomes clear that it was about Namibia.
U.S. virgin Islands, formerly known as the Danish West Indies, part of the archipelago of the virgin Islands acquired by the United States government from Denmark in 1917. Part of the States on the rights of an unincorporated organized territory (under the control of the American government, but not part of any state or County). The region is controlled by the Governor and the territorial Senate (elected by popular vote of the residents).