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President Donald Trump reportedly got up and went into
the lavatory when his aides were lecture him before a meeting
with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
The assembly between Trump and Merkel finished up being
uncomfortable, with Trump apparently refusing to shake her
Merkel and Trump have ideological differences, and
given the assembly Merkel has seemed to green on Trump and the
US’s role in Europe.
President Donald Trump had a visibly hilly assembly with
German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Mar when she visited the
White House, but a new report from the Washington Post provides a
behind the scenes demeanour that may have foreshadowed the event.
In a prolonged review detailing Trump’s interactions with his
White House staff, the Post’s story cites several officials who
pronounced that while National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster briefed
Trump on issues Merkel would likely raise, the boss got up
and went to the bathroom.
Trump left the doorway open and educated his aides to pronounce up so
he could hear them, according to the Post.
A White House central pronounced that while inside, Trump “took a
peek in the mirror, as this was before a open event.”
When the two leaders met before cameras in the Oval Office, they
exchanged formalities before Trump memorably seemed to not hear
Merkel or the photographers in the room ask if the two would
shake hands. The two did not shake hands at the time, and Trump
after pronounced he simply had not listened the requests.
Merkel and Trump strife on ideological issues, with Merkel
mouth-watering some-more than one million refugees from the Middle East to
take residency in Germany and Trump banning refugees from Syria
entirely. Trump has aligned himself with Brexit and NATO
skepticism, while Merkel strongly promotes the European Union and
Since the assembly Merkel has pronounced mostly disastrous things about
the US. In May, after the G7 limit and Trump’s refusal to join
the Paris agreement, Merkel pronounced the US was no longer a
Read the full inside story of Trump’s first year in office
at the Washington Post.