- Donald Trump slammed President Duterte’s latest pronouncements and called them as a “lack of respect” for the US
- Trump also said that it’s horrible for the US to be thrown out of a country (Philippines)
- He also thinks Duterte made a deal with China and Russia without exactly elaborating on the kind of deal
President Rodrigo Duterte has been branded as the Trump of Asia because of his relentless use of expletives whenever he holds the microphone. However, it seems that he outshines Trump in terms of being disrespectful.
Donald Trump, didn’t mince words when he was asked about the statements unleashed by Duterte against the United States.
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Without blinking an eye, the Republican presidential nominee called Duterte’s acts as “lack of respect” for the United States.
Also known for being frank and upfront, Trump then went on to say that Duterte probably made a deal with China. He said that Duterte probably also made a deal with Russia. This was Trump’s response in relation to the statement of Duterte that he does not want the “presence of any foreign troops” in the Philippines.
“He (Duterte) probably made a deal with China. Because he left for China and he's dealing with China and Russia so he probably made a deal with China and Russia,” said Trump.
Trump also recognized the strategic location of the Philippines and the apparent dislike or lack of respect thereof of Duterte against Obama.
“I think it's a horrible thing that the United States is reduced to being thrown out of a country,” said Trump.
Duterte has repeatedly slammed the United States and its representatives for criticizing him, his drug war and the rising number of deaths of drug suspects.
Duterte has also slammed the United Nations and the European Union. While the UN has already received an invitation from the Philippines to investigate the spate of extrajudicial killings, the US and the EU are still in the waiting mode.
Other countries also have officials they tend to worry or be embarrassed about. Take a look at this minister who literally embarrassed his government.