In another brain-wrenching face-palm moment, Trump sung the praises of the very authoritarian Sultan Erdogan today in their bilateral meeting:
— FOX Business (@FoxBusiness) September 21, 2017
Trump said Erdogan "is becoming a friend of mine." U.S. and Turkey "right now as close as we've ever been" thanks to personal relationship. pic.twitter.com/i61NQD3yK9
— Jennifer Jacobs (@JenniferJJacobs) September 21, 2017
Trump on "great honor" of greeting Turkey's Erdogan in NY: "he's involved very, very strongly, and frankly he's getting high marks."
— John Harwood (@JohnJHarwood) September 21, 2017
Trump says Erdogan "is getting very high marks."
— erica orden (@eorden) September 21, 2017
At start of talks with Pres Erdogan, Pres Trump says US & Turkey ”as close as we have ever been.” Erdogan calls him "my dear friend Donald.” pic.twitter.com/pDKK1a2hPP
— Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 21, 2017
— Jeff Mason (@jeffmason1) September 21, 2017
Ugh. I don’t know what to say anymore. I just don’t.