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“My father’s a man of great character,” the First Daughter said.
“We don’t want to live in a country that would treat us with such disrespect.”
“The United States of America is the only nation on Earth that believes in equality and opportunity for all of its citizens,” she added.
Trump also spoke out forcefully against the United Nations, accusing it of taking away the U.K. from the European Union, the EU’s executive arm.
He also expressed admiration for Putin, the Russian leader.
“If you look at the history of the United Kingdom, it’s been a leader in fighting terrorism and keeping Europe safe,” Trump said.
Trump and Putin’s meeting at the U of S campus in Washington, D.C., drew a crowd of nearly 10,000.
Many were there to hear Trump and Putin speak in person.
“I’m here to tell you, you are one of the most important people in our world, and the world,” Trump told Putin.
“And I just want to make sure you understand that, because you are the only one that can really protect us from a lot of the things that we’re facing today.”
You have to understand, I love you.
I love Russia, and I love all the people in Russia,” Trump continued.”
We have to be strong, and you have to listen to us, and we need to be able to solve problems and solve problems together.
“As the White house and the Russian government both denied involvement in the hacking attack that exposed Democratic Party emails, Trump and his administration have come under criticism from Democrats and some Republicans for their handling of the matter.
Trump is set to return to Washington from a two-week trip to Asia and Europe, where he is scheduled to hold meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping and leaders from Japan and South Korea.
On Tuesday, Trump met with the leaders of France and Germany and will hold talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel.
He will also meet with British Prime Minister Theresa May in the UK.
Trump will also hold talks on Friday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and with German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier.
Trump will also have a meeting with Japanese President Shinzo Abe on Thursday.
Trump’s trip is being closely watched because it comes just weeks after he announced he would step down from the presidency in favor of a second term