"Donald Trump Told Japan’s Shinzo Abe ‘I Remember Pearl Harbor’ and Then Ripped the Prime Minister Over Trade Deals: Report"

By Greg Price On 8/28/18 at 12:09 PM



President Donald Trump reportedly told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the White House in June that he remembered Pearl Harbor and then ripped Abe for Japan’s trade and economic policies.

The conversation served as an unusual example of Trump lashing out at Abe, who has defended the president and served as his public ally, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. Recently, however, Trump's negative opinions of Japan's trade practices, as well as a disagreement between the pair regarding the president's tactics in dealing with North Korea, have caused a rift, according to the Post.

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