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 KlobucharBiden confirms he's considering Whitmer for VP Democratic senators call on domestic airlines to issue cash refunds for travelers Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much MORE (D-Minn.) knocked President TrumpDonald John TrumpBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Esper: Military personnel could help treat coronavirus patients 'if push comes to shove' Schumer calls for military official to act as medical equipment czar 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 ObamaPoll: More Republican voters think party is more united than Democratic voters Can you kill a virus with a gun? Biden's pick for vice president doesn't matter much MORE for everything that goes wrong."

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"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 SandersBiden campaign: Trump and former vice president will have phone call about coronavirus Judge slams Wisconsin governor, lawmakers for not delaying election amid coronavirus outbreak The Hill's Campaign Report: Biden offers to talk coronavirus response with Trump MORE (I-Vt.) and billionaire Tom SteyerTom SteyerProgressive advocates propose T 'green stimulus' plan Candidates want data privacy rules, except for their own campaigns Budowsky: Biden should pull together a 'dream team of rivals' 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.