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Posing as the EU’s champion against President Donald Trump has also backfired, with a pointed, public snub of the U.S. leader in favour of Angela Merkel and other Europeans at a G20 summit ending in embarrassment when the 70-year-old manhandled him with a powerful handshake.
Macron was clearly rattled by the exchange, granting a brief interview with journalists in order to emphasise that another handshake with President Trump – in which the Frenchman clung on for dear life – was a “moment of truth” in which he supposedly demonstrated that he “would not make small concessions, not even symbolic ones”.
“President-elect Donald Trump promised to “cancel billions in global warming payments” to the UN, and instead use that money to “support America’s vital environmental infrastructure and natural resources.”
“We’re spending hundreds of billions of dollars. We don’t even know who’s doing what with the money,” Trump told supporters at a campaign stop in November.
“We’re gonna work on our own environment,” Trump said. “That includes repairing the Herbert Hoover Dike in Lake Okeechobee, protecting the Florida Everglades.”
“During my time in the UK, I spoke alongside a fellow soldier, a medic who has treated both Israeli soldiers and Palestinian terrorists without distinction. We were the Muslim who protects Jewish lives, and the Jew who saves Muslim lives. There’s only one country in the Middle East that could produce a couple like that – and it sure as hell isn’t an apartheid state.”
“The United Nations has called on Saudi Arabia to repeal laws that allow stoning, amputation, flogging and execution of children.”