The US President, Donald Trump speaks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, d.c., united states of america, prior to his departure for France, to attend the G7 summit in Biarritz, on the 23rd of August 2019 at the latest. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President-Donald Trump, on Friday, reiterated the criticism of the French proposal to levy a tax aimed at major US technology companies, and is in danger of revenge by the charge of a French wine.
Speaking to reporters at the White House, to the left of the Group of Seven summit in France, He said: “he’s not a “big fan” of tech companies, but large American companies, and to be honest, I don’t want France to go out, and the burden on our businesses.”
“And if they do, we will be charging for their wine, as if they had never been seen before,” he said.
Report by Bryan Pietsch; Writing by Mohammad Zargham; Editing by David Alexander