Europe’s duty is to say: it’s not like that,” Juncker said. “The Americans can’t just leave the climate protection agreement. Mr. Trump believes that because he doesn’t know the details.”
He didn’t stop there. Chief White House Correspondent for NBC News Hallie Jackson tweeted that Juncker also noted the lengths European leaders had gone to in trying to explain the Paris accord to Trump while in Taormina, Italy, at the G7 summit.
“We tried to explain that to Mr. Trump in Taormina in clear German sentences,” Juncker said. “It seems that our attempt failed, but the law is the law, and it must be obeyed. Not everything which is law and not everything in international agreements is fake news, and we have to comply with it.”
“In clear German sentences”
It is demoralizing.
It’s downright depressing.
There is something that seems certain in all the convoluted news stories – Trump is a bully, a compulsive liar, and a very dangerous man. The man who wrote The Art of The Deal did so by sitting with Trump for hundreds of hours to gain information – I trust what he reports because he also is corroborated by others and by what I can see for myself.