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Trump Demotes French President Macron In Election Rally, Slams Paris Environmental Accord

Trump demoted French President Emmanuel Macron, when he referred to him as Prime Minister during an election rally in Muskegon, Michigan

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US President Donald Trump recently demoted French President Emmanuel Macron in his speech, when he referred to him as Prime Minister during an election rally in Muskegon, Michigan. The Republican leader was talking about the Paris climate change accord when he referred to Macron as prime Minister and in the same sentence boasted about how he saved American taxpayers' trillions of dollars by pulling the US out of the accord. Trump further added that "they (France) basically wanted to take our wealth."

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'I like him, but...'

"And you know what else I stopped? The Paris environmental accord. And I like Prime Minister Macron a lot. But I said 'how's it going over there? How is the accord doing?' They're not doing too good. I saved you trillions of dollars, nobody else would have done it. I said it was a disaster, they basically wanted to take our wealth," Trump said while addressing his supporters in Michigan. 

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Trump also attacked his opponent Joe Biden for backing The North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), a treaty signed between the United States, Canada, and Mexico in 1994 to create a trilateral trade bloc in North America. Trump accused the Democratic Party presidential nominee of spending trillions of dollars to safeguard foreign countries and said "they (opposition)" are attacking him now for investing all that money in the United States and for rebuilding the country.  

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The United States is witnessing a full-fledged election campaign from both sides as the presidential poll in the country is nearing. US citizens will cast their final votes on November 3 and the Electoral College will vote on December 14. The US Congress will count the electoral college votes on January 6 and whoever receives a majority will be inaugurated as president on January 20.

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