Washington – President Trump says other world leaders are asking why US media is "rooting" on Sunday for "the country to fail," after reporting that he was blinded by the French and invites a senior Iranian official to a meeting on the G7 summit.
"The question today has been asked to me by most colleagues from the world leaders who think that the US is doing so well and is stronger than ever," Mr. President, why is the US media hating your country so much? Why are they rooting to fail? "", Wrote Trump on Twitter .
The tweet comes after media reports portraying Trump as looking flat-footed when French President Emmanuel Macron surprised G7 attendees by inviting them. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif will appear on the sidelines of a summit in Biarritz, France.
When Trump was asked by reporters about Zarif's hearing presence, he replied, "no comment."
Markon's invitation followed a tense dinner Saturday night, in which leaders discussed Iran's nuclear program and whether to include Russian President Vladimir Putin in future meetings.
Trump has taken a firm stance on Iran, withdrawing from the 201
On Sunday, Trump appeared to say he had "second thoughts" about his ongoing trade war with China – before his secretary, Stephanie Grisham, and other senior administration officials said he was "misinterpreted."
"This morning, in the bilateral program with Britain, the president was asked if he had any second thoughts about escalating the trade war with China. "His answer was misinterpreted," Grisham said. "His answer has been misinterpreted. President Trump answered in the affirmative – regretting not raising tariffs. "
White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said the president" did not hear the question ", although reporters asked him in three different ways to guarantee
Prior to the arrival of Zarif Kudlow, he said that the G7 meeting
"My view was that this morning's meeting was actually the whole conference – including the unexpected lunch between President Trump and President Macron – it went very well, better than we thought, with a very positive vibe," Kudlow said, "So I'm going to go far and say, that this is actually a solid gathering. "