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Australia Donald Trump says he has a 'very special relationship' with Scott Morrison as he reveals what he really thinks of dumped PM Malcolm Turnbull after THAT phone call

21:40  22 september  2019
21:40  22 september  2019 Source:   dailymail.co.uk

Hockey praises Trump ahead of Morrison visit

Hockey praises Trump ahead of Morrison visit Ambassador of Australia to the United States Joe Hockey has praised President Donald Trump ahead of Scott Morrison’s state visit, but he has advised the prime minister to avoid becoming too "casual" with the relationship. In an interview on Paul Murray Live, Mr Hockey noted the president’s ability to meet his election promises. Mr Morrison will head to Washington DC for the first state visit to the US by an Australian prime minister since John Howard in 2006 and will be given the rare privilege of a state dinner at the White House.

So I said he 's going to do very well and he did," Mr Trump told US and Australian officials seating beside them. Mr Trump has frequently lavished praise Mr Trump had an initially tense relationship with Mr Morrison 's predecessor, Malcolm Turnbull . After a tumultuous first phone call - which Mr

Turnbull and Trump had a famously difficult phone call after the president entered the White House. The US president reportedly told Turnbull he ’d spoken with four other world leaders – including the Russian president, Vladimir Putin – and said “this was the worst call by far”.

a man wearing a suit and tie: 'Scott's a very strong man, a very good man, and I think he's somebody that's respected very much in your country,' Mr Trump said© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited 'Scott's a very strong man, a very good man, and I think he's somebody that's respected very much in your country,' Mr Trump said President Donald Trump revealed he has a 'special relationship' with Scott Morrison, but claimed he also 'likes' Malcolm Turnbull despite their famously heated phone call.

In an interview with Sky News, Mr Trump was asked why he preferred Mr Morrison over Mr Turnball, but the President insisted he likes both the former and current Prime Minister 'very much'.

'I like Malcolm (Turnbull)... I really think they're both very good people,' Mr Trump said on Sunday night.

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Scott Morrison is the new prime minister after Malcolm Turnbull was ousted in a leadership challenge. Australia has a new prime minister, with Malcolm Turnbull having been ousted after a revolt No prime minister has lasted a full three-year term in the past decade before being dumped

Scott Morrison says he admires Donald Trump as a “ very practical” leader “who’s not going to waste a day” I like that about him a lot, actually.’’ The pair discussed the president’s passion for golf But Trump had a solid, if occasionally fractious, relationship with Morrison ’s predecessor as Australian

'But I've developed a very special relationship with Scott, he's a great gentleman.  Scott’s a very strong man, a very good man, and I think he’s somebody that’s respected very much in your country.'

a person wearing a suit and tie: Pictured: Mr Trump in a heated conversation with Mr Turnbull in 2017 discussing the refugee swap deal that was made with the Obama administration© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Pictured: Mr Trump in a heated conversation with Mr Turnbull in 2017 discussing the refugee swap deal that was made with the Obama administration

'He had the kind of election that I had, so we have something in common. It was a little bit of a surprise and it was a very big victory.'

Mr Trump earlier dubbed Mr Morrison a 'man of titanium' when they met at the White House.

Mr Trump had nothing but nice things to say about Australia and it's 'great' and 'strong' people.

Why Scott Morrison's dinner with Donald Trump is a diplomatic victory

  Why Scott Morrison's dinner with Donald Trump is a diplomatic victory Scott Morrison's state dinner invitation shows how isolated Donald Trump has become from traditional US allies - and how well Australia has fared by comparison. Trump has bullied or marginalised many of the foreign leaders who would have been obvious candidates for a state dinner invitation. He has called Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "weak and dishonest", labelled Britain's Theresa May "foolish" and has had a famously frosty relationship with German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Just last month Trump cancelled a planned trip to Denmark when its Prime Minister declined to discuss selling Greenland.

He is a very good friend. By the way thank you very much for taking the call . Turnbull : Absolutely. We have , as you know, taken a very strong line on national security and border protection here and when I was speaking with Jared Kushner just the other day and one of your immigration advisors in

Malcolm Turnbull says Donald Trump ‘would not have to honour’ refugee deal – and says he has a ' very frank relationship ' with the US president. Malcolm Turnbull has opened up on disastrous phone call with Donald Trump . Australian PM sat down for interview with political reporter Laurie

He said he plans to visit the 'beautiful' country soon, before he attended yesterday's US State Dinner which was being held in Mr Morrison's honour.

Malcolm Turnbull wearing a suit and tie: Mr Trump (left) said he still holds Mr Turnbull (right) in high regard but his relationship with Morrison is a particularly special one© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited Mr Trump (left) said he still holds Mr Turnbull (right) in high regard but his relationship with Morrison is a particularly special one

During the night, Mr Morrison praised Mr Trump in his speech before toasting to '100 years of mateship and to 100 more'.

Meanwhile, Mr Turnbull and Mr Trump's first phone call in 2017 ended with the US president hanging up on the then prime minister.

a group of people posing for the camera: During the US State dinner held in Scott Morrison's honour, Mr Morrison praised Mr Trump in his speech before toasting to '100 years of mateship and to 100 more'© Provided by Associated Newspapers Limited During the US State dinner held in Scott Morrison's honour, Mr Morrison praised Mr Trump in his speech before toasting to '100 years of mateship and to 100 more' The discussion involved a refugee swap deal that was made with the Obama administration, which required the US to take in 1,250 asylum seekers from Australia.

At the time, Mr Trump described the deal as 'horrible' and 'disgusting' and one he would never have agreed on himself.

Mr Trump had labelled that particular conversation as the most 'unpleasant' call of the day.

'Putin was a pleasant call. This is ridiculous,' he had said.

Trump asked Scott Morrison for help investigating Mueller inquiry into Russian election interference .
Donald Trump asked Prime Minister Scott Morrison for help investigating the origins of the Mueller investigation into Russian election interference, the ABC has confirmed.US President Donald Trump asked Prime Minister Scott Morrison for help investigating the origins of the Mueller investigation into Russian election interference.

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