Trump fulfills with French Chairman Macron
President Trump claims that his partnership aided by the French president is still good; John Roberts reports from Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France.
Chairman Trump on Saturday wanted to clean more than their prickly connection with French Chairman Emmanuel Macron as he found its way to France for G-7 summit aˆ“ advising journalists the guy really loves French drink, hours after threatening to slap tariffs throughout the export.
aˆ?i enjoy French drink,aˆ? the chairman advised journalists seated other Macron for a lunch after their arrival in Biarritz.
aˆ?We even have a whole lot in accordance, Emmanuel and that I,aˆ? the guy said. aˆ?Weaˆ™ve been buddies for quite some time and each and every now and then we get at it simply a little bit, not significant, but we have along really well, we’ve a good partnership, i believe I am able to state a unique union.aˆ?
Many hours earlier, before jetting removed from Washington, Trump have threatened to impose tariffs on French wines over Franceaˆ™s digital solutions tax that would hit U.S. technology firms.
Trump asserted that as he wasn’t a aˆ?big fanaˆ? of technical companies, aˆ?those are excellent American organizations and frankly I donaˆ™t want France meeting and taxing all of our companies.aˆ? Continue reading Trump talks up aˆ?special relationshipaˆ™ with Macron, several hours after risk to smack tariffs on French wine