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Trump called Merkel a “fool”: scandalous negotiations...

Trump called Merkel a “fool”: scandalous negotiations...

The American leader boasted to Kim Jong-UN of his genius, and in negotiations with Erdogan and Putin, he rejoiced at the failures of his predecessors as US President.

The American media learned about the scandalous phone conversations of US President Donald Trump with world leaders, during which he resorted to insults and showed his unpreparedness. On Tuesday, June 30, according to an article on the CNN website.

It is noted that Trump in telephone conversations with world leaders was often not prepared to discuss serious issues, and also insulted them, especially women, the leaders of America's main allies.

For example, he told British Prime Minister Theresa May that she was weak and lacked courage, and called German Chancellor Angela Merkel a “fool”.

“Some things he said to Angela Merkel are just unbelievable: he called her a “fool” and accused her of being in the pocket of the Russians... He is the most violent (in phone conversations) with those whom he considers weak, and the weakest with those with whom he should be tough,” said one of the sources of the publication.

According to sources, Trump also regularly mocked and insulted other leaders of allied countries during phone conversations, including French President Emmanuel Macron, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.

Also, according to sources, during telephone conversations with the Royal heir of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, and North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, rump often boasted of his “achievements” in the presidential chair.

“Trump constantly boasted of his own wealth, genius, great achievements, and idiocy of his predecessors,” the publication writes.

Especially the failures of Bush Jr. and Obama, Trump was happy during conversations with Turkish President Erdogan, who called him most often, and the head of the Kremlin, Vladimir Putin.

Two sources at once compared the head of state's numerous conversations with foreign leaders to his recent “briefings” to the press due to the pandemic: free-form, uncertainty and a flow of words about things full of fantasy, intuition, guesses, and opinions of Fox News hosts and misinformation in social networks.

“He continued to believe that he could either charm or intimidate virtually any foreign leader, and often pursued goals more tailored to his own agenda than what many of his senior advisers considered to be national interests,” the article said.

The author of the article is journalist Carl Bernstein, who in 1972 played a key role in covering the “Watergate scandal” that led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon. The author claims that the article was written after months of conversations with White House and intelligence officials who were present during the conversations or are familiar with their transcripts.

He notes that the detailed picture shown by sources of Trump's phone conversations with foreign leaders is consistent with the basic spirit and some essential elements of the calls described by former national security adviser John Bolton in his book the Room where it happened.

Earlier, Trump called Bolton a maniac without a smile. He accused his former adviser of wanting to start a war with Russia or China.

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