Donald Trump fury: US president condemns 'delinquent' France and Canada after NATO gaffe

The US president hit out at the two leaders, who were filmed mocking Mr Trump at the NATO summit near London earlier this month.

He condemned the pair after a Twitter user highlighted their countries’ job losses.

The Twitter user wrote: “So, let me get this straight. Canada lost 71,000 jobs last month (equivalent to US losing 500,000) and Paris is shutdown from massive strike over awful economy and governance.

“But Trudeau & Macron found time to snicker at Trump? Really?

Mr Trump replied: “They were just upset that I demanded they pay their fair share for NATO.

“Their countries are delinquent. I raised $530 Billion more from NATO countries!”

Video footage emerged on the eve of the NATO summit on December 3 of Mr Macron and Mr Trudeau mocking the US President.

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Donald Trump has hit out at Emmanuel Macron and Justin Trudeau (Image: EXPRESS)

Mr Trump quickly lashed out at Mr Trudeau - whom he has been engaged in a long-running furious war of words - accusing him of being “two-faced” during a press conference after a meeting of NaTO leaders the following day.

The US President told reporters: “Well, he’s two-faced. No, honestly Trudeau is a nice guy. I find him a very nice guy.

“But you know the truth is that I called him out on the fact that he’s not paying 2 percent and I guess he’s not very happy about it.

“You were there, a few of you were there.

“He’s not paying 2 percent and he should be paying 2 percent.

“In Canada they have money and he should be paying 2 percent. So I called him out on that and I’m sure he wasn’t happy about it.

“But that’s the way it is.”

During the reception at Buckingham Palace the previous evening, the French and Canadian leaders, as well as Boris Johnson, were caught on camera as they were speaking about a politician delivering a 40-minute impromptu speech.

Mr Trump’s name wasn’t mentioned, but many commentators and social media users were convinced the world leaders were speaking about the US President.

In the video, Mr Johnson can be heard saying to Mr Macron: “Is that why you were late?”

Mr Trudeau intervenes, saying: “He was late because he takes a 40-minute press conference off the top!”

Mr Macron then speaks and gestures animatedly, but his words are barely audible.

The Canadian leader can later be heard once again, seemingly speaking about the same person the group was chatting earlier.

He says: “You just watched his team’s jaws drop to the floor.”

Mr Trudeau later insisted he was actually referring to Mr Trump’s press conference and denied claims he was bad-mouthing the US President during the leaked video.

He said he had been referring to President Trump’s “impromptu press conference” and that is reference to “jaws dropping” among members of the American’s team was about an unscheduled announcement that it would be the US hosting the next G7 summit.

Mr Macron also later said the conversation in the leaked footage “wasn’t supposed to be filmed”.

He said: "I am not going to comment on stolen videos. That video wasn't supposed to be filmed in that room.”

Mr Trump has also been engaged in a tense war of words with his French counterpart, who refused to back down describing NATO as suffering from “Brain death” caused by US indifference to the military alliance.

The US President later called the remarks “nasty and insulting”.

When asked about the leaked video during a press conference at the NATO summit, Mr Johnson insisted he did not know what reporters were referring to.

He then said it was "complete nonsense" to suggest world leaders did not take Mr Trump seriously.

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