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Palestinian Leader Aggressively Praises Trump [VIDEO]

Amber Athey White House Correspondent

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas aggressively praised President Trump during a Wednesday meeting, applauding his “great negotiating ability.”

Near the end of the joint press conference at the White House, Abbas rattled off a list of compliments that nearly tripped up the translator.

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“I believe that we are capable under your leadership and your stewardship, your courageous stewardship, and your wisdom, as well as your great negotiation ability, I believe with the grace of God and with all of your effort … we can be true partners to you,” he said.

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