Trump 'worried about Brexit impact on US jobs

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  1. Stella macrumors 604

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    https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/25/trump-worried-about-brexit-impact-on-us-jobs

    Donald Trump is said to have told European Union leaders he is worried Americans may lose jobs as a result of Britain leaving the EU, in what would amount to an extraordinary U-turn by the US president.

    An EU source said Trump spoke of the risks to the global economy posed by Brexit during a 45-minute meeting in Brussels with Donald Tusk and Jean-Claude Juncker, presidents of the European council and European commission respectively.

    I wouldn't exactly call it "extraordinary", and wouldn't be the first Trump U-turn... but still..
     
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    Wait, Trump knows what brexit is? Shouldn't that be the real headline?
     
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    How odd it is having an American President worried about actual Americans.:rolleyes:
     
  4. steve knight macrumors 68020

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    Yes it is odd but since trump is not one of them.
     
  5. DrewDaHilp1 macrumors 6502a

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    Oh Steve.;)
     
  6. Macky-Mac macrumors 68030

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    this would be the same trump who said Brexit is a wonderful thing? :p
     
  7. DrewDaHilp1 macrumors 6502a

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    You can say multiple things for multiple reasons.
    Brexit IS good. For Britain.
     
  8. Macky-Mac macrumors 68030

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    well if it's going to hurt american workers, who you say he cares about, then he should have been against Brexit when it was up for a vote....instead of supporting it
     
  9. Stella thread starter macrumors 604

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    That remains to be seen...
     
  10. DrewDaHilp1 macrumors 6502a

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    Maybe because he wanted to see the best for Britain. You can wish your friends succeed and work to better yourself too.
     
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    Myself, generally I'd prefer that he not urge other countries to adopt policies that are bad for actual Americans
     
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    I can't keep track of everyone, were you one of the ones that complained when he said our NATO partners needed to pay their share?
     
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    He shouldn't urge other countries to adopt policies that are bad for his allies either.
     
  16. Macky-Mac macrumors 68030

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    and speaking of NATO, did Trump make it obsolete again this week? :p

    hmmmmm.......does that really fit with Trump's "America First" concept?
     
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    Being nice to your neighbors can be a good strategy even if you are a crook.
     
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    As far as I can tell, there's no benefit (for anybody, no matter what they support) in paying attention to anything Trump says, as it can change metaphorically overnight and he says the opposite later on. It only matters what he does - like what executive orders he signs, or what budget he proposes, or what bill he encourages lawmakers to vote for.
     
  19. Stella thread starter macrumors 604

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    Trump can be concerned but also keep out of other country's internal affairs. Brexit is none of Trumps business.
     
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