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Trump Blasts Trudeau, Calls Emmanuel Macron ‘Pain In The Ass’ In Front Of UN Ambassadors

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President Donald Trump said in a closed-door White House meeting that French President Emmanuel Macron is “a pain in the ass” and disparaged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau following the release of a video that appeared to show the world leaders gossiping about him, a report said.

The president was speaking to more than a dozen ambassadors to the United Nations when, on two occasions, he addressed the viral recording from the NATO summit earlier this month, three sources told The Daily Beast.

At the White House meeting, Trump also allegedly referred to Macron as “short” and criticized him for not doing enough in recent Iran negotiations, the report said.

Later in the day, at lunch with the ambassadors, Trump again allegedly trashed Trudeau and Macron in a lengthy tangent.

Trump’s comments made some of the ambassadors in the room “visibly uncomfortable,” a source at the meeting told the outlet.

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Trudeau, in the video that sparked Trump’s interest, could be heard saying, “he was late because he takes a 40-minute press conference off the top” an apparent reference to Trump’s long, unscheduled question session with reporters at the summit.

Trudeau also said: “You just watched his team’s jaws drop to the floor.”

Trump wasn’t mentioned by name in the video.

Source: New York Post

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  1. Kelvin Agbogidi

    December 12, 2019 at 2:42 pm

    I loves this man because he tells you how he feels towards you, no pretence

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Finally Pentagon Admits 11 US Soldiers Were Hurt In Iran Missile Strike

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Days after President Donald Trump and the US military denied claims of casualties after an Iranian missile attack on Iraqi air base on January 8 in retaliation over the killing of the commander of its Revolutionary Guard Qasem Soleimani, the US Central Command has admitted that it treated 11 of its troops for symptoms of concussion.

It was reported that over 1,500 US soldiers at the base were tucked away in bunkers, after advance warning from superiors before the attack.

In his speech on 8 January responding to the strike, Trump said:

“The American people should be extremely grateful and happy no Americans were harmed in last night’s attack by the Iranian regime. We suffered no casualties, all of our soldiers are safe, and only minimal damage was sustained at our military bases.”

However on Thursday January 16, US Central Command spokesman Captain Bill Urban disclosed that some American soldiers have been treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed.

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He said: “While no US service members were killed in the Jan 8 Iranian attack on Al Asad air base, several were treated for concussion symptoms from the blast and are still being assessed.”

The statement further revealed that some service members were taken to US facilities in Germany or Kuwait for “follow-on screening”. It added;

“Out of an abundance of caution, service members were transported from Al Asad Air Base, Iraq to Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany for follow-on screening. When deemed fit for duty, the service members are expected to return to Iraq following screening.”

Capt. Bill Urban said eight soldiers were transported to Germany and three were sent to Camp Arifjan in Kuwait.

Urban said: “As a standard procedure, all personnel in the vicinity of a blast are screened for traumatic brain injury, and if deemed appropriate are transported to a higher level of care.”

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US Senate Prepares For Donald Trump Impeachment Trial

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About 100 lawmakers of the U.S. Senate were sworn in on Thursday as jurors for the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump.

BBC reports that Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts administered the oath to the senators.

Justice Roberts asked the senators, “Do you solemnly swear that in all things appertaining to the trial of the impeachment of Donald John Trump, President of the United States, now pending, you will do impartial justice according to the Constitution and the laws, so help you God?”

The lawmakers responded with “I do” before each signing in a book that they took the oath.

The senators, will from Jan. 21, begin deliberation on whether Trump should be removed from office over charges brought by the House of Representatives.

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Trump was on Dec. 18, 2019, impeached by the House of Representatives, for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress related to his dealings with Ukraine.

But the Republican party has control of the upper chamber and are likely to acquit him.

If this happens, Trump will be joining two former American presidents — Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton — who were impeached but saved by the Senate.

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US Senate Formally Accepts Trump’s Impeachment Articles

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The two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump were read out Thursday on the US Senate floor ahead of the start of the historic trial against the US president.

“In his conduct, and in violation of his constitutional oath… Donald J. Trump has abused the powers of the presidency,” Representative Adam Schiff, one of the House managers who will lead the prosecution of the president, said as he began reading from the first article of impeachment.

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