‘I am the chosen one,’ Trump proclaims as he defends trade war with China

President Donald Trump on Wednesday declared himself “the chosen one” as he defended his administration’s actions in the ongoing U.S.-China trade war.

The president’s self-aggrandizing remark followed a string of criticisms aimed at his predecessors, whom he claimed had ignored China’s alleged malpractice on trade.

“This isn’t my trade war, this is a trade war that should have taken place a long time ago,” Trump told reporters outside the White House.

“Someone had to do it,” the president said. He added, while looking to the sky: “I am the chosen one.”

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