Merkel meets Trump in Washington, DC

Yesterday’s meeting between Donald Trump and Angela Merkel did not go well.

The summit of the world’s most powerful man and woman brought together contrasting personalities — the cautious pastor’s daughter from the former communist East Germany and the extrovert businessman from Queens who briefly referred to the US as “a very powerful company” before correcting to “country”.

Courtney Weaver and Stefan Wagstyl, “Trump and Merkel air differences in tense first meeting, Financial Times, 18 March 2017 (gated paywall).

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