World Leaders Mocked Trump On A Hot Mic And He Responded By Hurling Insults At Them
There’s no need to deny that the United States government is in complete disarray. Aren’t you fascinated by the impeachment hearings? The discussion about whether or not President Donald Trump committed a crime has completely engulfed social media and pop culture. There’s no way anyone could ever lessen the seriousness that is going on right now in Washington D.C. Despite the impeachment hearings, President Trump made a trip to the U.K. for a NATO summit and things turned against Trump when a hot mic incident caught what most world leaders think about him.
While President Trump is dealing with NATO business in the U.K., his foreign colleagues couldn’t help but take a couple of jabs at him.
The moment came while the U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, French President Emmanuel Macron, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau were all gathered at the Buckingham Palace. It sounds like already an opening of a joke, but the cameras did, in fact, capture the world leaders discussing Trump. While they didn’t name the president by name, at least Trudeau acknowledged the moment later.
The incomplete convo went something like this:
Johnson asked Macron, “Is that why you were late?”
Trudeau jumps in to say, “…It was like a 40-minute press conference. Yeah, yeah, yeah! Forty minutes.” And then adds, “I just watched his team’s jaws drop to the floor.”
It doesn’t seem like the moment is all that scandalous but rather a “Real Housewives”-type of affair in which one group talks about someone else without their knowledge.
As many on social media point out, this is not the first time Trump has had convo mishaps with foreign leaders. We know there’s already tension, and they don’t necessarily like Trump. So when Trump goes across the pond, you know some funny shit is about to go down.
Trump was asked about the video footage in which the group discussed him. Trump called Trudeau “two-faced.” A term he has used to describe him in the past.
“I find him to be a very nice guy, but you know the truth is that I called him out over the fact that he’s not paying 2 percent and I can see he’s not very happy about it,” Trump said today at a news conference alongside German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Reuters reports. He later said, “That was funny when I said the guy’s two-faced.” Okay, Trump. Maybe he just wants to get in on the funny conversation.
Trudeau also commented about his use of words and said his remarks were in reference to finding out the G7 Summit would take place at Camp David in the U.S.
“Last night, I made a reference to the fact there was an unscheduled press conference before my meeting with President Trump, I was happy to take part in it but it was certainly notable,” Trudeau told reporters, according to Reuters. He added, “We were all surprised and I think pleased to learn that the next G7 will be at Camp David, I think that was an unscheduled announcement and… I think every different leader has teams who every now and then their jaws drop at unscheduled surprises, like that video itself for example.”
Whatever the comments were in reference too, we know Trump is feeling already a bit vulnerable about Trudeau’s presence, especially when you consider their history.
The moment in which Trudeau and First Lady Melania Trump embraced in a “hello” kiss went viral, and for good reason. Just look at Trump’s sad look.
There was also another moment that evening in which Trump got some nasty shade, but this time it was by at least two members of the Royal family.
CNBC reports all of these NATO leaders were on hand to “celebrate the 70th anniversary of the alliance and met the British queen and her family…But the celebrations come against a backdrop of division between members on its future direction.”
At one moment, Trump greets some members of the Royal Family. They all lined up to shake hands with him and you can visibly see Prince Charles scratching his face using his middle finger. At another point, one of the other family members, Princess Anne noticeably does not get in line to shake Trump’s hand but instead shrugs at the thought.
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