President Donald Trump has stirred up unnecessary controversy in his trip abroad by referring to the nation of Germany as “very bad.”
“The Germans are bad, very bad. See the millions of cars they sell in the U.S., terrible. We will stop this,” Trump said, according to the German news magazine Der Spiegel.
European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, who was present when Trump made these comments, told reporters in Sicily that the reports were being exaggerated.
“He did not say that the Germans were behaving badly,” Juncker said. “He was not aggressive at all and anyway we have taken the defense of the Germans.
Source: News Now/Salon online