WATCH: Trump Veers Off Into Crazy Attack On US Allies During Tax Reform Speech
During a speech on tax reform Wednesday, President Donald Trump wandered wildly off script, descending into a bizarre attack on U.S. allies, accusing them of not contributing towards their own national defense.
After boasting that his trip to Asia was a “tremendous success,” Trump complained that the U.S. military was defending some wealthy countries in the region.
“I say why are we defending them? We love them. I won’t mention names. But there are a lot of them. We love them, they’re wealthy.”
“It’s going to change, folks. We’re going to defend them but they’re going to treat us fairly and they’re going to pay for their defense,” Trump continued. “Does that make sense?”
“When I was in Asia, I spoke to a couple of the countries about it and they looked like this,” Trump said, imitating an Asian leader. “You know what this is? Hmm-hmm. That means they know they’re getting away with murder and they got to start helping us out. Okay?”
Trump also attack Democrats, saying “they’re only good at obstructing.”
Watch the video below, via Fox News: