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Merkel Had To Explain EU Trade To Trump ELEVEN TIMES

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Trump has been bragging about what great chemistry he has with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks, breaks it down. Tell us what you think in the comment section below.

“It turns out that Donald Trump is bad at making deals. Yes, the guy who once said “you can’t leave the White House, go to Hawaii and play golf for three weeks and be a real deal-maker. It doesn’t work that way,” is the very same guy who tried to circumvent the European Union and cut a bilateral trade deal with Germany and when refused the first time, he asked 10 more times, according to the Times of London.

During his meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel last month, Trump insisted on to negotiating a trade deal between the U.S. and Germany, only to be shut down numerous times. ‘You can’t do a trade deal with Germany, only the EU,’” a senior German official told the Times of London.

“On the eleventh refusal, Trump finally got the message, ‘Oh, we’ll do a deal with Europe then,’” the official added.

Merkel explained to Trump that he must instead negotiate with the EU in its entirety after his administration’s efforts to reach out to the nations individually had been denied. Merkel also said to her own cabinet members that Trump only had “very basic misunderstandings” regarding the “fundamentals” of the EU and multinational trade agreements.”*

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  1. the orange said he doesnt know where germany is, he has never seen germany and if germany was on a map, he would not know where it was

  2. fake news – I live in the EU & everyone in France hates this bitch, she is blamed for all the migrant shit .. and I know Trump understands business, and IF all the EU countries are on the same trade deal, then WHY are all the counties NOT equal in membership debts ??  this fat ass " wanna be " news man is full of himself ..

  3. George W. Bush was the dumbest president USA ever had … He WAS !
    That's democracy: Even the stupid and the crazy can become the leader of the country.

  4. With trump everything is corruption. If he can make a 'deal' with Germany or EU, it will include a kickback for him or someone who will give him money.

  5. It is truly disgraceful for an individual to say they are smart when he is as dumb as a rock. He doesn't know how to tie his shoe laces. What a moron

  6. As a german, i dont like merkel, she is a pig without a spine.
    But even she! EVEN SHE!
    Does not deserve this guy.

  7. Trump said it: "I am like a smart person." He is not a smart person he is LIKE a smart person. He doesn't have to be told anything more than once, but he repeats most main points 2-3 times. He has his own, built-in, PR agency for himself.

  8. Hahaha.. The wonderful thing about this is… He had her explain the EU trade to him ten time's because he could not believe that anyone would have singed into such a bullshit deal. It isn't that he didn't understand what she was saying. He just had to make sure that he was hearing her correctly. Yes the EU trade is very much just for the Rothschild followers. You are all aware of what is going on with that right? .. Hmmmmmm… NO? .. Or you don't give a shit but like to think Trump is stupid right? .. Well you are wrong. Think about it for a moment. He is not stupid at all. He is in fact very clever. He has broken the chain for now that is enslaving you all and you want to punish him for it. There are many stories about people who didn't heed the danger and mocked those who stood up to help you see. The time is short and its only a few years away before the truth is slapping you in the face. What side are you going to be on when the shit hits the fan? .. I suggest you who are mocking Trump do real research on who Rothschild is and what the legacy is and owns . Then rethink what it was that happened to you all in schools over the passed 30 years. You are all hate filled sick brainwashed people who need to wake up. You will when it is to late. But then it will be to late.

  9. I bet if you asked him again what it means he wouldn’t know. How in the hell did that nut make it in the White House.

  10. Trump was making a point. Germany has a massive trade excess because it is inside the EU and the EURO and had a much lower exchange rate than it would have it still had the Deutschemark. Greetings from Europe who understands these things.

  11. Very few people outside america understands why united states have a popular vote after a process of nominees are selected. To say voters made a bad decision on Trump, makes no sense when the choices are down to "Hillary" or "Trump". Both of which had only like 20% of the popular vote before the selection even begun.

    Its not the peoples choice, its what the people in the end had as a option to vote on.

  12. Dr.- Merkel is a physics Phd holder HAHAHAHAHAHAHHAHAAHAHAHA, I wonder what was crossing her brilliant scientific mind while dealing with TRUMPETE 😀


  14. If he wasn't smart he wouldn't be making money, money you hadn't ever dreamed off. And if you ought to think Merkel is smart.. You need get your head out of the ground.

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