Klobuchar blasts Trump for his criticism of world leaders

Klobuchar blasts Trump for his criticism of world leaders
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Sen. Amy KlobucharAmy KlobucharSenate Democrats demand answers on migrant child trafficking during pandemic Senate Democrats push to include free phone calls for incarcerated people in next relief package Lobbying world MORE (D-Minn.) knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden says his faith is 'bedrock foundation of my life' after Trump claim Coronavirus talks on life support as parties dig in, pass blame Ohio governor tests negative in second coronavirus test MORE's relations with foreign leaders during Friday's Democratic debate in New Hampshire, arguing that the president "blames" leaders of other nations rather than working with them.

During the debate, Klobuchar said that she agreed that the president sided with "tyrants" over U.S. allies.

"I think you've got to have some friends," the senator said. "We have a president who literally blames everyone in the world and we have not talked about this enough. He blames [President] Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaBiden's immigration plan has serious problems Hearing for Twitter hack suspect Zoom-bombed by porn, rap music Read: Sally Yates testimony MORE for everything that goes wrong."


"He blames his Federal Reserve chair that he appointed himself. He blames the king of Denmark — who does that?" she continued, invoking laughs from the audience.

"He blames the Prime Minister of Canada for, he claims, cutting him out of the Canadian version of Home Alone 2. Who does that?" she added, to more laughter. "That's what Donald Trump does. So my point here is that when we have opportunities to work with our allies ... we can not be alone."

Klobuchar's remarks came at the end of a dispute between those onstage at the debate who did not support the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), namely Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersOn The Money: Pessimism grows as coronavirus talks go down to the wire | Jobs report poised to light fire under COVID-19 talks | Tax preparers warn unemployment recipients could owe IRS Senators introduce bill to block Trump armed drone sale measure Sanders offers bill to tax billionaires' wealth gains during pandemic MORE (I-Vt.) and billionaire Tom SteyerTom SteyerSteyer endorses reparations bill, commits to working with Jackson Lee Progressive group launches M pro-Biden ad buy targeting young voters The Hill's Campaign Report: Jacksonville mandates face coverings as GOP convention approaches MORE, and others — including Klobuchar — who supported the agreement.

The trade agreement, which was first drafted in 2018, was signed by Trump in January and is expected to be ratified by Canada in the coming weeks.