Trump’s top EU pick warns German media of ‘seismic shift’ in ties – The Local

He said Trump preferred to deal bilaterally with European countries rather than the bloc as whole, adding that “frankly, this also gives us the upper hand”.He also reiterated his view that the European common currency was a mistake and that, if he were working for an investment bank, he would “bet against the euro”.European Parliament leaders on Thursday urged the EU to reject Malloch if he is named Trump’s ambassador to Brussels, calling him hostile to the bloc.The leaders of the main parliamentary groups said Malloch, whom they called Trump’s likely choice, has openly backed the dissolution of the European Union much like the collapse of the Soviet Union.

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