Shockers from Trump's Call Transcripts with Mexico and Australia

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The Washington Post released transcripts from Trump's calls with Australia and Mexico minutes ago, and boy do they have some shocking statements.

Here are some of the biggest ones:

To Australia, Trump said that talking to Vladimir Putin is much more pleasant:

"I have had it," Trump erupted after the two argued about an agreement on refugees. "I have been making these calls all day, and this is the most unpleasant call all day."

Before ending the call, Trump noted that at least one of his conversations that day had gone far more smoothly. "Putin was a pleasant call," Trump said, referring to Russian President Vladi-mir Putin. "This is ridiculous."

On the border wall with Mexico, Trump says that it's important politically, and he needs cover from the press, even if Mexico doesn't pay:

He described the wall as "the least important thing we are talking about, but politically this might be the most important."..."I have to have Mexico pay for the wall -- I have to," he said. "I have been talking about it for a two-year period."


To solve that problem, Trump pressured Pena Nieto to suppress the issue. When pressed on who would pay for the wall, "We should both say, 'We will work it out.' It will work out in the formula somehow," Trump said. "As opposed to you saying, 'We will not pay,' and me saying, 'We will not pay.' "


Trump objected: "But you cannot say that to the press. The press is going to go with that, and I cannot live with that."

And the following can only be described as WTF:

"This is going to kill me," he [Trump] said to Turnbull. "I am the world's greatest person that does not want to let people into the country. And now I am agreeing to take 2,000 people."

On much of the calls he talks about his crowd size or his electoral wins:

In the latest election, I won with a large percentage of Hispanic voters. I do not know if you heard, but with Cuba, I had 84 percent, with the Cuban-American vote. But overall generally, I had well over 30 percent and everyone was shocked to see this. I understand the community and they understand me, and I have a great respect for the Mexican people.

On taxes, Trump says:

Now getting back to the taxes for second, I have been given as President tremendous taxation powers for trade and for other reasons - far greater than anybody understands.


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