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Revealed: Mic picks up THIS awkward conversation between Merkel and Trump at G7 summit


Added 06-10-18 07:39:02pm EST - “ANGELA MERKEL tried to crack an awkward joke with her US counterpart Donald Trump during a photo call of world leaders at yesterday's G7 summit that ended in disarray” - Express.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Express.co.uk: “REVEALED: Mic picks up THIS awkward conversation between Merkel and Trump at G7 summit”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Tensions between the US and the EU saw yesterday's G7 summit end in chaos, after President Donald Trump refused to sign the joint statement of world leaders.

The anger between the two sides escalated after President Trump relentlessly attacked the EU for treating the US as its own "piggy bank".

He declared that the "gig was up" during a summit that played out amid arguments over trade deficits and tariffs. 

However, before the acrimony spilled out into the public, Chancellor Angela Merkel tried to lighten the mood by cracking a joke with the US leader. 

The amazing moment was caught on the official G7 broadcaster mic while the G7 leaders, plus EU chiefs Jean-Claude Juncker and Donald Tusk, stood on a podium for a photocall.

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