Nobel Peace Prize
The former Georgia lawmaker was lauded for work that "follows in Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s footsteps in the fight for equality.”
Former President Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law got the nod from Alan Dershowitz for the Israeli-Arab "Abraham Accords."
The Nobel Committee said that the coronavirus pandemic has added to the hunger faced by millions of people around the world.
The president has a habit of conflating a nomination and an award.
"You love your president and your president gets honored," Trump told the crowd in North Carolina.
"I didn't realize there is a Nobel Prize for Incompetence," one wit on Twitter hit back.
Trump is a peacemaker who deserves the honor for a deal to establish diplomatic ties between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, said Christian Tybring-Gjedde.
In nominating her, two Swedish lawmakers said the 17-year-old “has worked hard to make politicians open their eyes to the climate crisis.”
But the then-Democratic senator from Delaware was skeptical it would be a short war, and he wanted the president to level with the public.
The Norwegian Nobel Institute also praised the “important reforms” that Ethiopia’s prime minister has launched at home.