We Did Not Invite Alpha Timbo For Trump’s Inauguration – Trump Team
The Trump transition committee, has denied reports coming from Alpha Timbo campaign team that President-elect, Donald Trump invited Alpha Timbo for his inauguration in Washington.
An official of the Trump Transitional Team said in Washington today, that the inauguration was mostly a domestic event for America.
“The US State Department has advised that as in the past, foreign delegations will not be invited to Washington for the President-elect, Trump’s 2017 inauguration and that heads of state and governments will be represented by chiefs of diplomatic missions in Washington,” the official said.
A U.S State Department official said that “The ‘Heads of Mission’ are the only foreign officially invited. It will be an historic few days!” He further confirmed that no invitation card was sent to the Sierra Leone Mission in Washington, DC for Alpha Timbo or no other Sierra Leone politician.
He said only few foreign leaders were invited, which includes Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Canadian Prime Minister.
This is the shortlist of the Invitees
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton
Former President Bill Clinton
Former President George W. Bush
Former First Lady Laura Bush
former President Jimmy Carter
Ohio Gov. John Kasich
New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez
Former UKIP leader Nigel Farage
Russian ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak
Anson Chan, the former chief Secretary in Hong Kong
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass.
Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass.
Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass.
Rep. Jim McGovern, D-Mass.
Rep. Stephen F. Lynch, D-Mass.
The Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
Rabbi Marvin Hier, the head of the Simon Wiesenthal Center
Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York
The Rev. Franklin Graham, president of Samaritan’s Purse
Televangelist Paula White
Bishop Wayne T. Jackson, leader of Great Faith Ministries International in Detroit
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Former President George H.W. Bush.
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush