Donald Trump Lashed Out at EU Allies And Claimed "No One" Treats US Worse Than Them

Type: Poor DiplomacyOct 14 2018 Severity:
Targeted: European UnionAbout: Free Trade
Donald Trump attacked the entire European Union and accused them, without evidence, of taking advantage of the United States when it comes to trade. Trump even went so far as to assert that the European Union was formed "in order to take advantage of us on trade."

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Quote | He went on to claim that the entire bloc was formed to "take advantage" of US on trade.

"I mean, what's an ally? We have wonderful relationships with a lot of people. But nobody treats us much worse than the European Union. The European Union was formed in order to take advantage of us on trade, and that's what they've done."

Targeted by Trump