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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:49 AM

5. He couldn't take another day without Mickey D cuisine.

Even though even he had admitted thst the final day would have been the most important of all.
"President Donald Trump said Friday that he will add a day to the end of his five-nation tour of Asia, saying he would now stay for “the most important day” of a regional summit.

The president had been scheduled to return to the U.S. on Nov. 13, a day before the start of the East Asia Summit, the traditional venue for discussing major regional policy issues such as North Korean aggression and China’s activities in the South China Sea.

Foreign policy experts had warned that Trump’s decision to forgo the gathering -- which former President Barack Obama regularly attended -- could deepen anxieties among Asian partners over the U.S. commitment to the region, especially in light of the escalating North Korean threat and Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
"What we said prior to President Obama’s final trip to Asia is even truer today: If you’re not at the table, you’re on the menu,” said Ned Price, the chief National Security Council spokesman during the Obama administration."....

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