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 KlobucharDemocrats mull overhaul of sweeping election bill House unveils antitrust package to rein in tech giants Democrats reintroduce bill to create 'millionaires surtax' MORE (D-Minn.) knocked President TrumpDonald TrumpBiden prepares to confront Putin Biden aims to bolster troubled Turkey ties in first Erdoğan meeting Senate investigation of insurrection falls short 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 ObamaEnding the same-sex marriage wars Arizona election audit draws Republican tourists Biden tries to erase Trump's 'America First' on world stage 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 SandersThe Memo: Democratic tensions will only get worse as left loses patience McConnell seeks to divide and conquer Democrats Socially-distanced 'action figure' photo of G7 leaders goes viral MORE (I-Vt.) and billionaire Tom SteyerTom SteyerTop 12 political donors accounted for almost 1 of every 13 dollars raised since 2009: study California Democrats weigh their recall options Why we should be leery of companies entering political fray 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.