Media: trump insulted and humiliated by Merkel and Mei in conversations on the phone
The President of the United States Donald trump during secret telephone conversations called German Chancellor Angela Merkel "stupid" and accused her that she is under the influence of Russia, and former Prime Minister of great Britain Teresa may was called "stupid", criticising its spinelessness against Brexit, reports CNN, citing informed sources.
According to the TV channel, in conversations with Merkel and Mei American President humiliated them, making a "brutal attack." According to one source channel, the diatribe of the leader of the United States was "almost sadistic".
An unnamed German official has confirmed, as noted, that the calls were "so extraordinary" that in Berlin has taken special measures to keep the conversations secret. The official, quoted by the TV channel, called the behavior of trump's "very aggressive," noting that for this reason the circle of people involved in the monitoring of calls Merkel has declined.
"Degrading and humiliating," according to sources, the channel was the talk of trump with Mei, whom he "called "the fool", and spineless in its approach to Brexit, NATO, and immigration issues."
In addition, according to sources, during the telephone conversations trump "regularly mocked and humiliated" other Western leaders, including the President of France Emmanuel Makron. Attacks trump was exposed and the canadian and Australian premiere of Justin Trudeau and Scott Morrison.
At the same time, as the channel, influential leaders such as the presidents of Russia and Turkey Vladimir Putin and Tayyip Erdogan, during secret telephone conversations so often "overplayed" American colleague that a number of senior U.S. officials are convinced that trump is a threat to national security.
The TV channel said, citing unnamed White house officials and U.S. intelligence, that trump "has been systematically not ready to discuss serious issues." It is reported that to the conclusion that in relations with foreign leaders trump often "raved about" as two sources of the channel, came the ex-presidential advisers on national security Herbert McMaster and John Bolton, former Minister of defense James Mattis, former Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, and former head of the White house, John Kelly, and intelligence officials.