US President Donald Trump will seek German Chancellor Angela Merkel's advice in dealing with Russian Federation and the ongoing Ukraine conflict when the two leaders meet face-to-face for the first time on 14 March.
Nasty weather preparing to hit the Northeast is delaying German chancellor Angela Merkel's visit to Washington, DC. He once said what she did in Germany with refugees was "insane".
The book further argues Merkel's policies created an "anxiety about migration" that fueled the Brexit campaign in the United Kingdom and Donald Trump's run for president of the U.S.
In some respects, Merkel will also be representing Europe, not just Germany, and the wider idea of a liberal world order that champions free trade and multiculturalism, both of which are seen, from a European perspective at least, to be under threat from the populism that no only swept Trump to power past year, but also of illiberal and anti-immigrant insurgencies closer to home in Berlin and Brussels. Formerly worked with the German Council on Foreign Relations. While a Trump aide reportedly recently dismissed the German chancellor and the leader of Europe's largest economy as a "typical liberal woman", there is still hope that Merkel and Trump may find common ground on a few key issues.
"Free trade has only made this success story in the USA possible - 70 percent of the automobiles produced here are exported", Krueger said at a conference in February.
Those comments followed Trump telling TIME Merkel was "probably the greatest leader in the world today". Merkel pledged to work with Trump on climate change in November, acknowledging that "climate negotiations with American presidents. were not easy in the past". "She is also convinced that direct contact with Trump is vital..."