The President of the United States Donald trump at a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and European Council President Donald Tusk criticized the German auto industry. American are very unhappy with the fact that Germany exports to the U.S. more than it imports from there. “The Germans are bad, they are really bad” – has led to the publication Spiegel the phrase trump, which is then picked up by many media.
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In addition, trump has promised to forbid Germans to sell in the US “millions of cars”, says the German edition. And this is not the first time trump criticizes the economic policy of Germany: before he even promised to impose punitive tariffs on German imports in the United States.
The meeting with trump Juncker, however, trying to smooth out the straightness of the American President, said trump does not mean that all Germans are bad, he was talking about the specific problem. Regarding the rather sharp phrase of trump he noted that the issue of translation, and literally its not worth it. The General atmosphere of the meeting was constructive, he said.
The material Zuddetsche Zeitung meanwhile said that the EU officials were shocked by the ignorance of trump and his entourage about the principle of collective EU policy.