President Donald Trump Cuts NATO Trip Short After Trudeau's Hot Mic Moment | NBC Nightly News

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President Trump canceled a press conference and left the NATO summit in London after video emerged overnight of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau venting about Trump’s tardiness. Trump responded by calling Trudeau “two-faced,” with the incident capping an already tense summit for the presid...



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Tonight, while other world leaders were holding closing press conferences, president trump was leaving london in dramatic fashion, abruptly cancelling a planned news conference, surprising even his own staff, when he announced the news himself. There'S no reason that press conferences, because we've had about eight of them. So i can't imagine you'd have any more questions. The move came after stun ...
ing. Video emerged overnight. Some of america's closest allies caught on video at buckingham palace mocking him in one part, canadian prime minister, justin trudeau, who met with the president for over half an hour tuesday, can be heard venting about someone's tardiness. The president took aim at trudeau when asked about the video today, noting he had criticizedcanada for not contributing more to the nato defense budget. It'S too fast. I find him to be a very nice guy, but you know the truth is that i told them out in the fact that he's not paying 2 % and later mr. trump appeared to complement himself. For that remark in comments that were captured on audio for his parts, you know tried to downplay any divisions. Last night i made a reference to the fact that there was an unscheduled press conference before my meeting with president trump and i was happy to take part of it.

But it was certainly notable and i've had a number of good conversations with the president over the course ofthis this this day and yesterday for president chopp. The trip was aimed at turning the page, at least temporarily away from the impeachment inquiry, but instead sparking new controversies on the world stage and tonight president trump is defending his relationships with nato leaders tweeting from air force, one that he got along great with them and That there is only deep respect the president returns to the white house later tonight: lester kristen welker in london tonight. Thank you. Nbc news fans, thanks for checking out our youtube channel, subscribe by clicking on that button down here and click on any of the videos over here to watch. The latest interviews show highlights and digital exclusives thanks forwatching.


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