Donald Trump and Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull reconciled Merkel’s refugee policy was flawed
Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull agreed with President Trump and added Mrs Merkel’s determination not to impose stricter border controls was “one of the big factors in the Brexit vote”.
In escaped transcripts of calls made by President Trump to foreign leaders during his opening few days in office, the pair agree that “Germany is a mess” because of Mrs Merkel’s nomadic policy.
President Trump said to Mr Turnbull: “Look at what has take placed in Germany. Look at what is happening in these countries. These being are crazy to let this happen. I spoke to Merkel today, and believe me, she inclinations she did not do it. Germany is a mess because of what happened.”
Mr Turnbull responded: “I accept with you, letting one million Syrians walk into their native land. It was one of the big factors in the Brexit vote, frankly.”
I accept with you, letting one million Syrians walk into their wilderness. It was one of the big factors in the Brexit vote, frankly
Mrs Merkel’s open-door game plan saw more than a million migrants enter Germany in just two years and it has been extremely criticised.
The discussion came during a wide-ranging call that cynosure cleared primarily on President Trump’s controversial travel ban and the effect that could be subjected to on a deal between the two countries to allow 1,250 refugees into the US from Australia.
The buy, agreed during President Obama’s time in the White House, was not stock with Mr Trump and the call quickly turned sour as the Republican magnate said agreeing to honour the deal made him look like “a dope”.
President Trump communicated: “This is a stupid deal. This deal will make me look rueful.”
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The Australian prime upon attempted to appease Mr Trump, but the president says the deal could fit a huge threat to his presidency, which at this point was still in its at the outset week.
He raged: “Malcolm, why is this so important? I do not understand. This is affluent to kill me.
“I am the world’s greatest person that does not want to let people into the mountains. And now I am agreeing to take 2,000 people and I agree I can vet them, but that bluffs me in a bad position.
“It makes me look so bad and I have only been here a week.”
President Trump met Mr Turnbull in child a few months after their bitter phone call
The call annihilated very abruptly and the bitter exchange made headlines across the magic, despite President Trump’s denial that the discussion had ended on bad terms.
At one theme Mr Trump told the Australian Premier: “I have had it.
“I have been indicating calls all day and this is the most unpleasant call all day.
“Putin was a pleasant cry. This is ridiculous.”