Donald Tusk, President of the European Commission, said Friday that President Trump is “undermining” the U.S.-led international order in a conference ahead of the Group of Seven (G7 – Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the U.K. and the U.S.) Summit in Canada. The EU is a non-enumerated member.
“The rules-based international order is being challenged … not by the usual suspects but by its main architect and guarantor, the U.S.,” Tusk said, according to The Washington Post.
“We will not stop trying to convince our American friends and President Trump that undermining this order makes no sense at all, because it would only play into the hands of those who seek a new, post-West order, where liberal democracy and fundamental freedoms would cease to exist,” he added.
In other words, do as the collectivists say.
That’s why President Trump was elected — to challenge the “Order”. He wants better trade deals, doesn’t want to redistribute out wealth throughout the world until it hurts the U.S. economy, and he doesn’t want bad deals with Iran.
That should not be a threat to our partners.
Tusk is no fan of Trump’s and called his behavior one of the biggest threats facing Europe. He was referring to Trump’s tendancy to think out of the box. They like predictable. Tusk doesn’t like Brexit either — he’s described as “furious” on the matter[…]
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