US President Donald Trump has described his phone conversation with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull as “the worst by far” of a clutch of calls to world leaders, accusing him of seeking to export the “next Boston bombers” to the United States.
Senior Australian Government sources confirmed on Wednesday that Turnbull and Trump had a “robust” and shorter than expected phone call.
According to The Washington Post, Trump blasted a refugee agreement between the Obama administration and Australia as “the worst deal ever,” before abruptly ending the conversation.
Trump reportedly bragged about the size of his election victory in the 2016 presidential election, as well as the fact that he had attended several phone calls from world leaders that same day.
Trump told Turnbull but this “was the worst call by far,” according to senior US officials briefed on the issue.
He also told the Australian prime minister that he was trying to export the “next…