U.S.-Australia Rift Is Possible After Trump Ends Call With Prime Minister

A phone call between President Trump and the Australian prime minister is threatening to develop into a diplomatic rift between two stalwart allies after the two men exchanged harsh words over refugee policy, and Mr. Trump abruptly ended the call. The call turned contentious after the Australian leader pressed Mr. Trump to accept 1,250 refugees.

Publisher: NYTimes | Author: Glenn Thurush

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character, donald trump, foreign leaders, foreign policy, immigration, and trumps america
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2017-02-02 (Modified: 2017-02-02)

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