• Bloomberg


Donald Trump doesn’t embody Western values in the way that previous presidents such as John F. Kennedy and Barack Obama did, according to Wolfgang Ischinger, a former German ambassador to the U.S. who now heads the Munich Security Conference.

“We are losing that symbol of the West that used to be undisputed, the president of the U.S.,” Ischinger said in an interview on Bloomberg TV. “I can’t explain to my children that they should think of President Trump as the person that represents the values of dignity, of human freedom that the West stands for. That’s a serious problem.”

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