Trump Phone Call to Duterte Left White House Staff ‘Genuinely Horrified’

Why are we not surprised

The US President congratulated the Philippine President for an “unbelievable job on the drug problem,” a bloody drug war that has allegedly killed over 20,000 people.

US President Donald Trump’s phone calls and interactions with foreign leaders have always left room for speculation. But according to his former aides and members of his administration, the conversations have left them “genuinely horrified”, The Washington Post reported.

One of the phone calls that was of particular concern was his conversation with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in April 2017, wherein Trump congratulated the latter for an “unbelievable job on the drug problem” referring to the bloody drug war that has killed over 20,000 people, according to the Human Rights Commission.

Full article over at Vice

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