In their annual open letter answering questions about their foundation, they criticised Trump’s proposed cuts to foreign aid, and said he had a responsibility to set a good example and empower all Americans through his statements and policies.
“I wish our president would treat people, and especially women, with more respect when he speaks and tweets,” Melinda Gates said in the letter.
“Equality is an important national principle. The sanctity of each individual, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, or gender, is part of our country’s spirit.”
During the 2016 election campaign against Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Trump was criticized for insulting women, and for his remarks,…